One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who pleases or gratifies others with flattering, agreeable, or pleasant words or music. Also: something, especially a piece of music, which is lively and pleasant to listen to.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in The Gentleman's Magazine. From ear + tickler, after to tickle a person's ear(s).
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