To tickle someone is to touch a person on the part of the body that causes laughter or some kind of tingly physical stimulation.
These sentences incude some form of the word "tickle."
- That tickles.
- That’s tickling me.
- The children are tickling each other.
- They’re tickling each other’s feet.
- Some people like to be tickled; others don’t.
- Stop tickling.
- Please, stop tickling me.
- Walter doesn’t like to be tickled.
- There’s something tickling me on my feet.
- The grandmother gave her grandson a little tickle underneath the chin. (In this sentence, the word "tickle" is a noun.)
The word "ticklish" is an adjective:
- She’s very ticklish. (She laughs easily upon being touched in certain places.)
- He’s ticklish around his stomach.
- The doctor’s hands made the young patient feel ticklish.
- Some people are very ticklish; others aren’t.
There are some expressions that include the word "tickle."
- This will tickle your fancy. (This will amuse you.)
- Roger told some rib ticklers at the party. (He told some jokes.)
- Ursula sat down at the piano to tickle the ivories. (tickle the ivories = play the piano)
- That tickles me. (The amuses me, but I’m not laughing.)
- I am tickled to death. (I am very amused, or I am very happy.)
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July 30, 2019