rib-tickling

[ rib-tik-ling ]
/ ˈrɪbˌtɪk lɪŋ /

adjective

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

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Origin of rib-tickling

First recorded in 1935–40

OTHER WORDS FROM rib-tickling

rib-tickler, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for rib-tickling

rib-tickling

adjective

very amusing; causing laughter
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