Meaning of “tickle” - Learner’s Dictionary

tickle

verb uk us /ˈtɪkl/
TOUCH LIGHTLY [ T ]

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

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.
AMUSE [ T ]

to make someone smile or laugh:

I was very tickled by his comments.
tickle noun [ C ]

(Definition of “tickle” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)