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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Sensitivity to poking some part of the body so as to excite spasmodic laughter.; Also: Quality or state of being easily offended or upset; Quality or state of requiring skillful or tactful handling;

Usage examples (24)
  • Adjective : a ticklish situation. ,He is ticklish about being interrupted
  • The ticklishness is a response to being touched in a certain way by another person.
  • She had heard somewhere that ticklishness made girls more appealing.
  • He goes on from that point to explain the ticklishness of this very freedom. for more
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