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tick·ling

(tik'ling),
Denoting a peculiar itching or tingling sensation caused by excitation of surface nerves, as of the skin by light stroking.

tickling

(tik'ling)
Gentle stimulation of a sensitive surface and its reflex effect, such as involuntary laughter. Synonym: titillation

tick·ling

(tik'ling)
Denoting a peculiar itching or tingling sensation caused by excitation of surface nerves, as of the skin by light stroking.
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4th - Hull City (66 points) Manager Steve Bruce -'The tickly bit will start when we come back' THE Tigers boss was clearly downbeat after David Nugent ruined his Friday night, but believes there's still plenty of distance left to run in the top two battle.
"We have to take away the nerves and edginess that may be creeping in because I still don't think the tickly bit has really started yet."
Benylin Tickly Coughs (non-drowsy) (not to be given under 12 months)
"Of course, it is who handles it when it does get 'tickly' and nervous.
/ He swallowed the lizard to catch the flea, / Plucked from his knee, that tickly flea.
To coin a phrase often used in footballing circles, it is 'tickly bum' time for Worcestershire.
Tony 'Foz' Foster: "Absolutely disgraceful, and the Tories were so concerned last week when May pretended to have a tickly cough."
Carol's health took a downward spiral in 2010 when a tickly cough worsened and she was left struggling to breathe.
Even then it can be a tricky operation as most dogs have very tickly feet and hate them being touched, even more so if they have been caught in the quick in the past.
I'd carry around a small jar in my rucksack with a teaspoon and nibble on some when my throat felt tickly. I felt like Winnie the Pooh as I went through a whole jar in a few hours.
'It's getting tickly now - squeaky bum time I call it.' SIR ALEX FERGUSON, MARCH 2003
It was quite tickly although it wasn't moving too much."