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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A file of memoranda or notices that remind of things to be done.

Usage examples (35)
  • RUBEL: I would recommend doing what lawyers do, which is keeping what we call a tickler file.
  • "tickler" -- that is, in lighting some straw in the grate below him.
  • Instead, Sullivan hid the most serious corruption cases in what was known as a "tickler" file.
  • An example is the "tickler" system — a set of forty-three file folders that sit on your desk. for more
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