Examples of ticklish in a Sentence
My feet are very ticklish.
he's ticklish about his looks, so it's wisest to avoid the subject altogether
Recent Examples of ticklish from the Web
This study is not the first to tickle rats, by the way: Jaak Panksepp and Jeffrey Burgdorf discovered that rats were ticklish back in 2000.
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First Known Use of ticklish
TICKLISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ticklish for English Language Learners
: sensitive and easily tickled
: difficult to deal with : requiring special care
TICKLISH Defined for Kids
Definition of ticklish for Students
1 : sensitive to tickling
2 : calling for careful handling a ticklish situation
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