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Synonyms for tickle
ˈtɪk əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tickle(noun)

    a cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking

    Synonyms:
    titillation, tickling

  2. tickle, tickling, titillation(verb)

    the act of tickling

    Synonyms:
    titillation, tickling

  3. tickle, titillate, vellicate(verb)

    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, vibrate(verb)

    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. tickle(verb)

    touch or stroke lightly

    "The grass tickled her calves"

    Synonyms:
    vibrate, titillate, thrill, vellicate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tickle

    Synonyms:
    titillate, please, gratify, amuse

    Antonyms:
    irritate, hurt, annoy, vex

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tickle(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    titillate

  2. tickle(v. a.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    tingling

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