1. The act of tickling.
  2. A feeling resembling the result of tickling.
    I have a persistent tickle in my throat.
  3. A narrow strait.


  1. To touch repeatedly or stroke delicately in a manner which causes the recipient to feel a usually pleasant sensation of tingling or titillation.
    He tickled Nancy's tummy, and she started to giggle.
  2. To feel as if the body part in question is being tickled.
    My nose tickles, and I'm going to sneeze!
  3. To appeal to someone's taste, curiosity etc.
  4. To cause delight or amusement in.
    He was tickled to receive such a wonderful gift.
  5. To feel titillation.


  1. Changeable, capricious; insecure.

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