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Spanish translation of “tickle”

tickle

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
divertir
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
delicado
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.
(Definition of tickle from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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