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Synonyms for tickle
ˈtɪk əltick·le

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tickle

    Synonyms:
    titillate, please, gratify, amuse

    Antonyms:
    irritate, hurt, annoy, vex

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ticklenoun

    a cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking

    Synonyms:
    titillation, tickling

  2. tickle, tickling, titillationverb

    the act of tickling

    Synonyms:
    titillation, tickling

  3. tickle, titillate, vellicateverb

    touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements

    Synonyms:
    vibrate, titillate, thrill, pinch, vellicate

  4. thrill, tickle, vibrateverb

    feel sudden intense sensation or emotion

    "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"

    Synonyms:
    tickle pink, resonate, hover, vellicate, shiver, shudder, oscillate, throb, exalt, titillate, thrill, vacillate, vibrate, exhilarate, inebriate, beatify

  5. tickleverb

    touch or stroke lightly

    "The grass tickled her calves"

    Synonyms:
    vibrate, titillate, thrill, vellicate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tickleverb

    Synonyms:
    titillate

  2. tickleverb

    Synonyms:
    please (by trifles), delight, gladden, rejoice, gratify, make glad, give joy to, take one's fancy, do one's heart good

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tickleverb

    Synonyms:
    titillate, please, delight, gladden

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tickle":

    tingling

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How to use tickle in a sentence?

  1. Sharon Lewin:

    This trial clearly demonstrates that disulfiram is not toxic and is safe to use, and could quite possibly be the game changer we need, the dosage of disulfiram we used provided more of a tickle than a kick to the virus, but this could be enough. Even though the drug was only given for three days, we saw a clear increase in (the) virus in (the) plasma, which was very encouraging.

  2. Deanna Maher:

    He was trying to feel me up with his right hand, i kept pushing his hand away. Then he put his hand on my neck and started trying to tickle me. We were on I-75, and he was driving erratically. I was saved by the bell because we got pulled over by the police for the way he was driving.

  3. Butler:

    An ass will with his long ears fray The flies that tickle him away; But man delights to have his ears Blown maggots in by flatterers.

  4. Chamfort:

    Tis a good thing to laugh at any rate, and if a straw can tickle a man, it is an instrument of happiness.

  5. Sharon Lewin:

    This trial clearly demonstrates that disulfiram is not toxic and is safe to use, and could quite possibly be the game changer we need, the dosage of disulfiram we used provided more of a tickle than a kick to the virus, but this could be enough. Even though the drug was only given for three days, we saw a clear increase in( the) virus in( the) plasma, which was very encouraging.


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