English version

tickle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtickletick‧le1 /ˈtɪkəl/ ●●○ verb 🔊 🔊 1 [transitive]TOUCH to move your fingers gently over someone’s body in order to make them laugh 🔊 Stop tickling me!see thesaurus at touch2 [intransitive, transitive]TOUCH if something touching your body tickles you, it makes you want to rub your body because it is slightly uncomfortable 🔊 Mommy, this blanket tickles. 🔊 Mazie’s fur collar was tickling her neck.3 [transitive]SATISFIEDHAPPY if a situation, remark etc tickles you, it amuses or pleases yoube tickled pink (=be very pleased or amused) 🔊 The kids were tickled pink to see you on TV!4 tickle somebody’s fancy→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
tickleI hate being tickled.Your beard tickles.I remember her complaining joyfully, that the mattress underneath her was tickling her.Her company's over-used slogan always tickled him.She tickled it with her fingers.She was tickled just to see Monica Seles and Hakeem Olajuwon.When I was little my older brother would tickle me till tears ran down my face.The dancers tickled the imaginations of San Franciscans.It is not clear where Sir Trevor learned to tickle the ivories.be tickled pinkBut Princess Di was tickled pink yesterday by this new portrait.
tickletickle2 noun [singular] 🔊 🔊 1 HBHFEEL HOT/COLD/TIRED ETCa feeling in your throat that makes you want to cough 🔊 I’ve got a tickle in my throat.2 give somebody a tickle
Examples from the Corpus
tickleNine-year-old Betsy, usually ready for a kiss and a tickle, looked unhappy.Charity felt a tickle on the back of her neck as lightning split the air.Or how about the faint chirp prodding you to invent an ugly doll with a hankering for tickles?An innocent tickle in your throat could have more serious repercussions if you sip the wrong syrup.Then he started to cough, forced himself to control the tickle he felt at the back of his throat.Except for the tickle of the moustache.I've had this tickle in my throat for over a week.By 8.00 I felt the first slight warning tickle.No prizes for seeing what tickles Lebed there.
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Verb table
tickle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytickle
he, she, ittickles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytickled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tickled
he, she, ithas tickled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tickled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tickle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tickled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tickling
he, she, itis tickling
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you, we, theyare tickling
Past
I, he, she, itwas tickling
you, we, theywere tickling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tickling
he, she, ithas been tickling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tickling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tickling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tickling
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