tickled pink

Definition of tickled pink

informal

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

Word by Word Definitions

tickleplay tickled
  1. :  to touch (a body part, a person, etc.) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements

    :  to excite or stir up agreeably :  please

    :  to provoke to laughter or merriment :  amuse

  1. :  the act of tickling

    :  a tickling sensation

    :  something that tickles

pinkplay
  1. :  a ship with a narrow overhanging stern —called also pinkie

  1. :  any of a genus (Dianthus of the family Caryophyllaceae, the pink family) of chiefly Eurasian herbs having usually pink, red, or white flowers

    :  the very embodiment :  paragon

    :  one dressed in the height of fashion

  1. :  any of a group of colors bluish red to red in hue, of medium to high lightness, and of low to moderate saturation

    :  the scarlet color of a fox hunter's coat

    :  a fox hunter's coat of this color

  1. :  of the color pink

    :  holding moderately radical and usually socialistic political or economic views

    :  emotionally moved :  excited

  1. :  to perforate in an ornamental pattern

    :  to cut a saw-toothed edge on

    :  pierce, stab


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