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Synonyms of tickle in English:


  • 1 a tickle in her throat
    tingle, itch, irritation
  • verb

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  • 1 he tried to tickle her under the chin
    stroke, pet, tease, chuck
  • 2 she found something that tickled her imagination
    stimulate, interest, appeal to, arouse, titillate, excite
  • Phrases

    tickled pink

    "Surprise!" Mitch laughed, tickled pink at his daughter's reaction
    delighted, thrilled, tickled to death, jumping for joy, high as a kite, pleased as punch, over the moon

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