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ticklish

adjective
     
Related topics: Human
tick‧lish
1HBH someone who is ticklish laughs a lot when you tickle them
2 [usually before noun] informal a ticklish situation or problem is difficult and must be dealt with carefully, especially because you may upset people:
Handling awkward neighbours can be a ticklish business.
3 also tick‧ly [usually before noun] a ticklish cough is in your throat rather than in your chest

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