tickled pink


: very happy or amused
I was tickled pink to see her.

Example Sentences

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“Tickled pink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tickled%20pink. Accessed 27 May. 2023.

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