Definition of ticklishness in US English:



  • See ticklish

    • ‘At first, there is a sensation of ticklishness.’
    • ‘Once Marie has rubbed my feet vigorously in order to battle my chronic ticklishness, she spends an hour painstakingly applying pressure to every minute area with the edge of her thumb.’
    • ‘She snatched her arm back for fear that she would burst into a laughing spell from ticklishness.’
    • ‘Remembering that morning, on the plane, when Cassie began to display her ticklishness, which passed for flirting in Cassie's world, she felt mildly disgusted.’
    • ‘I then realised that my ticklishness could prove to be a problem.’