Synonyms of tickle


1. tickle, cutaneous sensation, haptic sensation, skin sensation

usage: a cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking

2. tickle, tickling, titillation, touch, touching

usage: the act of tickling


1. tickle, titillate, vellicate, itch

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

2. thrill, tickle, vibrate, stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir

usage: feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"

3. tickle, caress, fondle

usage: touch or stroke lightly; "The grass tickled her calves"

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Definition and meaning of tickle (Dictionary)