Definitions

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  • adv. In a tickling way.

Etymologies

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tickling +‎ -ly

Examples

  • As a sketcher of character, his wit – whether turned against pointless members of the aristocracy or hopeless crack dealers – is ticklingly wicked.

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  • At the time I found Laughter the Best Medicine and Humour in Uniform rib-ticklingly funny, and my vocabulary came on by leaps and bounds through the multiple-choice feature, It Pays to Increase your Word Power.

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  • The most influential jazz guitarist of his generation hooks up a roomful of solenoid-controlled acoustic musical instruments to his electric guitar, turns them into the world's biggest one-man band, and causes them to play an albumful of ear-ticklingly lovely original compositions.

    About Last Night

  • Art of Fugue were less ear-ticklingly strange, but they, too, had that weightless quality which forced the ear to attend to the abstract play of lines, which was surely the intention.

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  • If you don’t like the taste of beer, yet you find yourself one day responding to a beautifully lit shot of a stein of cold beer with sunlight playing just so off the beads of condensation on the glass, one of which has just accumulated enough liquid weight that it’s begun trickling ticklingly down the side of the glass, does that make you a closet beer lover?

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  • Spend a few seconds scrolling through the blog, and you’ll see gut-ticklingly beautiful renditions of concept art, like this one from Ken Le Bras:

    Concept ships and sci-fi artwork galore

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