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Meaning of TICKLE

Pronunciation:  'tikul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of tickling
  2. [n]  a cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking
  3. [v]  touch or stroke lightly; "The grass tickled her calves"
  4. [v]  feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"
  5. [v]  touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements

TICKLE is a 6 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: thrill, tickling, titillate, titillation, vellicate, vibrate
 See Also: caress, cutaneous sensation, excite, haptic sensation, itch, shake, shake up, skin sensation, stimulate, stir, touch, touching



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Tic"kle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tickled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Tickling}.] [Perhaps freq. of tick to beat; pat; but cf.
    also AS. citelian to tickle, D. kittelen, G. kitzlen, OHG.
    chizzil[=o]n, chuzzil[=o]n, Icel. kitla. Cf. {Kittle}, v. t.]
    1. To touch lightly, so as to produce a peculiar thrilling
       sensation, which commonly causes laughter, and a kind of
       spasm which become dengerous if too long protracted.
             If you tickle us, do we not laugh?    --Shak.
    2. To please; to gratify; to make joyous.
             Pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw. --Pope.
             Such a nature Tickled with good success, disdains
             the shadow Which he treads on at noon. --Shak.
  2. \Tic"kle\, v. i.
    1. To feel titillation.
             He with secret joy therefore Did tickle inwardly in
             every vein.                           --Spenser.
    2. To excite the sensation of titillation. --Shak.
  3. \Tic"kle\, a.
    1. Ticklish; easily tickled. [Obs.]
    2. Liable to change; uncertain; inconstant. [Obs.]
             The world is now full tickle, sikerly. --Chaucer.
             So tickle is the state of earthy things. --Spenser.
    3. Wavering, or liable to waver and fall at the slightest
       touch; unstable; easily overthrown. [Obs.]
             Thy head stands so tickle on thy shoulders, that a
             milkmaid, if she be in love, may sigh it off.
Computing Dictionary

A text editor, file translator and tcl interpreter for the macintosh.

Version 5.0v1. The text editor breaks the 32K limit (like mpw).

The file translation utilities support drag and drop handling via tcl scripts of binhex, macbinary, apple computer Single/Double, stuffit (with engine), unix compress, unix tar and uuencode files as well as text translation.

Tickle implements tcl 7.0 with tclx extensions and macintosh equivalents of unix's ls, pwd, cd commands. It provides Macintosh access to resource manager, communications toolbox, osa Components (and applescript), editions (publish and subscribe) and apple events (including AEBuild and AEPrint). osa script support allows programming of any OSA scripting component within Tickle interpreter windows. It provides the OSAtcl and OSAJ j/apl extensions and creates "Ticklets" which are small application programs that carry only the tcl script and use code in the OSAtcl component to drive an application that allows drag and drop with tcl scripts. Tickle is scriptable and recordable.

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Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are being tickled means non-stop worries and sickness. Dreaming that you are tickling others indicates that your weakness and foolishness will hinder you to have any true enjoyment in life.