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kittle Syllabification: kit·tle

Definition of kittle in English:


Difficult to deal with; prone to erratic behavior.


Mid 16th century: from kittle 'to tickle' (now Scots and dialect), probably from Old Norse kitla.

Words that rhyme with kittle

acquittal, belittle, brittle, committal, embrittle, it'll, little, remittal, skittle, spittle, tittle, victual, whittle

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