Definition of rib-tickler in English:

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A very amusing joke or story.
Example sentences
  • There is at present a buzz in the industry around Saju Kodiyan, who pulled off rib-ticklers in the television comedy strip, ‘Cinemala’.
  • As rib-ticklers go, this was not exactly a classic.
  • I glumly consign a notebook packed full of rib-ticklers about bratwurst and square-headed men with no sense of humour to the bin.



Pronunciation: /ˈrɪbˌtɪklɪŋ/
Example sentences
  • Adam Sandler's back for more hilarious hi-jinks and rib-tickling capers in his latest magnificent outing.
  • ‘Mark Poole, our rib-tickling Benny Hill look-alike, will be slipping into a dress for the first time in this show after playing all the daft panto principal parts and keeping local audiences in stitches for nine years,’ he says.
  • Releasing this coming Friday, the movie comes from the makers of the rib-tickling hit comedy, ‘Iceage’, and will this time show a make-believe world inhabited entirely by robots.


Pronunciation: /ˈrɪbˌtɪklɪŋli/

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