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Meaning of “tickle” - Learner’s Dictionary

tickle

verb     /ˈtɪkl/
TOUCH LIGHTLY [T]
to touch someone lightly with your fingers, in order to make them laughShowing affectionTouching and feeling
PART OF THE BODY [I, T]
If a part of your body tickles, or if something tickles it, it feels uncomfortable and you want to rub it: My nose is tickling.Skin complaints and blemishesColds and fluFevers and infectious diseases
AMUSE [T]
to make someone smile or laugh: I was very tickled by his comments.Laughing and smiling
tickle noun [C]
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