rib-tickling

[ rib-tik-ling ]
/ ˈrɪbˌtɪk lɪŋ /

adjective

very amusing; funny or hilarious: a book of rib-tickling stories.

Nearby words

  1. rib eye,
  2. rib roast,
  3. rib steak,
  4. rib-knit,
  5. rib-tickler,
  6. riba,
  7. ribald,
  8. ribaldry,
  9. riband,
  10. ribat

Origin of rib-tickling

First recorded in 1935–40

Related formsrib-tick·ler, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for rib-tickling

rib-tickling

adjective

very amusing; causing laughter
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