Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of tickle.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The name tickled the back of my brain, but I couldn’t place it.

    The Hollow

  • The name tickled the back of my brain, but I couldn’t place it.

    The Hollow

  • Tibetan monks and Catholic nuns, for instance, have an inordinate ability to tap into the “god-spot” (the pop-science term) whenever they wish, while when Dr. Richard Dawkins had his brain tickled by neurological scientists he only reported a “headache.”

    Matthew Yglesias » Misfortune?

  • The name tickled a memory at the back of his mind, but it eluded him before he could bring it up to the surface.

    Children Of The Night

  • For some reason the name tickled her sense of humour, and she threw back her head and roared.

    The Twins At St Clare's

  • The phrase tickled all my after-dinner-coffee sense of humor into an anticipation of Poker Flat.

    The Land of Little Rain

  • The phrase tickled all my after-dinner-coffee sense of humor into an anticipation of Poker Flat.

    Jimville: A Bret Harte Town

  • The phrase tickled all my after-dinner-coffee sense of humor into an anticipation of Poker Flat.

    The Land of Little Rain

  • The phrase tickled my fancy, and, thenceforward, I would have no other title for the sight-draughts made by the boys upon my bank of memory.

    When Grandmamma Was New The Story of a Virginia Childhood

  • The coins tickled the tips of his fingers very pleasantly as he let them fall, and jingled musically in the darkness.

    The Fortune of the Rougons

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