verb (used with object), tick·led, tick·ling.
verb (used without object), tick·led, tick·ling.
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Idioms for tickle
Origin of tickle
OTHER WORDS FROM tickleun·tick·led, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for tickle
Somewhere in the Afterlife, Laurence Sterne must have been tickled to see his fiendish book infused with new life.Crazy Cartography: Artists and Writers Conjure a Slew of Imaginative Maps|Lauren Elkin|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The one thing that may have tickled them more was when Mitch McConnell showed up on stage brandishing a rifle.
He was just tickled and amused by the situation, punky and very funny.NCIS’s 11th Anniversary: Michael Weatherly’s Top 10 Moments|Michael Weatherly|September 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Steel balls caromed around the table as the player massaged, tickled, pressed, and slammed the flipper buttons.Paris Cafes Lose Their Pinball Machines, as Numbers Dwindle|Solène Cressant|July 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This potential use seems to have tickled the imaginations of many, many bitcoin fanciers.
It stood on a sandy road, and a cold wind tickled his knickerbockered legs.
"I've told Judy to bemember," said Punch, wiggling, for his father's beard tickled his neck.
I'd be tickled to have the hull town come out an' see me cuttin' figger eight's in the clouds.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
But I could make it a sight better 'n it is an' it might grow plenty of them posies Dorothy's so tickled with.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
This tribute to their feelings so tickled the women that they set down their tea-cups and laughed prodigiously.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne