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tickler

[ tik-ler ]
/ ˈtɪk lər /
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noun

a person or thing that tickles.
Accounting. a single-entry account arranged according to the due dates of obligations.
Electronics, Radio. tickler coil.

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Origin of tickler

First recorded in 1670–80; tickle + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for tickler

tickler
/ (ˈtɪklə) /

noun

informal, mainly British a difficult or delicate problem
Also called: tickler file US a memorandum book or file
accounting, US a single-entry business journal
a person or thing that tickles
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