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  • n  the act of tickling
  • v  touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements
  • v  feel sudden intense sensation or emotion
  • v  touch or stroke lightly
  • s  exciting by touching lightly so as to cause laughter or twitching movements

  • Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Bill Maher and Keith Olbermann are digging into our direst forebodings so adroitly and intensely that we may want to cry, "Stop tickling!".
  • Last week Novelist Waugh was tickling toes and cutting throats again.
  • A refreshing new style of ethnocomedy is tickling, and maybe bonding, Germans and foreigners.
News & Articles

  • Hometown Hero: Misty Butler
    Misty Butler, a piano teacher at Clay Sound Fine Arts Academy, ts doing much more than tickling the ivories.
    June 8, 2013 - WBKO Bowling Green
  • Heads Up: 8 must-see concerts this week
    When does cute become cloying? Because this newly viral video of a baby playing along to the Beatles with his dad is seriously tickling me pink -- it's pretty damn adorable -- but after watching it a dozen or so times, it’s left me longing for something noisy and gross, just to wash off the darlingness of it all.
    June 6, 2013 - San Francisco Bay Guardian

  • Noel Gallagher in Contactmusic.com
    Writing on his blog, Gallagher says, "Spent all day in bed suffering from my severe tickling at the hands of that drunken Canadian who, it transpires, is a grown man of 47 years!! (And I thought I was the oldest person at our gigs!). In his defence...
  • Graham Thorpe in Sydney Morning Herald
    There is going to be plenty of rib-tickling out there for sure when he gets out there to play but if he is in the same sort of form he was last time they met he will be fine,Thorpe said this week. "I think he has more on his plate from...
  • Gary Ackerman in Huffington Post (blog)
    We're missing the tickling guy, so we're down to 26 [members] instead of 27,said Ackerman, referring to Rep. Eric Massa (DN.Y.), who resigned amid a pile a giggling staffers. "We don't always vote in a bloc on an issue, but this is a...

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