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Synonyms for tickle

Synonyms for tickle

to give great or keen pleasure to

Synonyms for tickle

a cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking

the act of tickling

touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements

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feel sudden intense sensation or emotion

touch or stroke lightly

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Harrington, now a quarterback with the National Football League's Detroit Lions, tickled the ivories Friday evening to launch the school of music's $15.
Glenys Carroll, who for 12 years tickled the ivories to entertain shoppers inside Clayton Square, now runs Notable Music.
98, the strings still sounding remarkably fresh after a demanding evening's work; and just like Haydn, he even tickled the ivories in the finale
After a dinner for MPs and their spouses at Speaker's House, Tory Michael Mates grabbed Betty's piano and tickled the ivories.
last T fr f o ha h d of o iv iol The sharply-dressed Take That frontman, now an X Factor judge, had women eating out of the palm of his hand as he tickled the ivories and blasted out hit songs old and new.