Also, tickled to death. Delighted, as in I was tickled pink when I got his autograph, or His parents were tickled to death when he decided to marry her. The first term, first recorded in 1922, alludes to one's face turning pink with laughter when one is being tickled. The variant, clearly a hyperbole, dates from about 1800.
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Twin girls, Greta and Grace, run around the floor in circles, wearing pink playsuits with tiny pink wings attached.
She is smiling, a pink-striped hat on her head and a mini rainbow lollipop sticking out of her mouth.Even Grade School Kids Are Protesting the Garner Killing Now|Caitlin Dickson|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A guy wearing pink appeared to be spotting her, but I was worried that he could have gotten impaled by those Stiletto heels.
On social media, Madusa refers to her fans as pink warriors.The Moms of Monster Jam Drive Trucks, Buck Macho Culture|Eliza Krigman|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Uber pridefully wears its evil reputation the way other on-demand ride-sharing services wear fuzzy pink mustaches.
The pink flowers are the largest while those of a yellow color are the smallest.
That poor, pretty creature, starving, in her charming pink dress and hat of roses.
In fact, on the palm a small drop of blood showed distinctly against the firm, pink flesh.Uncanny Tales|Various
It stood on a sandy road, and a cold wind tickled his knickerbockered legs.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
"I am sorry," she replied instead, not saying a word about the poor little toes which the pretty pink lady had crushed.