Translation of "tickle" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈtɪk·l/ us /ˈtɪk·əl/ present participle tickling, past tense and past participle tickled

to touch someone lightly with your fingers, in order to make them laugh

hacer cosquillas (a)

(Translation of “tickle” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈtikl/

to touch (sensitive parts of someone’s skin) lightly, often making the person laugh

hacer cosquillas
He tickled me / my feet with a feather.

(of a part of the body) to feel as if it is being touched in this way

picar; sentir un cosquilleo
My nose tickles.

to amuse

The funny story tickled him.
ticklish adjective

easily made to laugh when tickled

cosquilloso, que tiene cosquillas
Are you ticklish?

not easy to manage; difficult

a ticklish problem/situation.
be tickled pink

to be very pleased

no caber en sí de gozo; estar en la gloria
She was tickled pink with the bunch of flowers we gave her.

(Translation of “tickle” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)