ticklish (Meaning)

Wordnet

ticklish (s)

difficult to handle; requiring great tact

Webster

ticklish (a.)

Sensible to slight touches; easily tickled; as, the sole of the foot is very ticklish; the hardened palm of the hand is not ticklish.

Standing so as to be liable to totter and fall at the slightest touch; unfixed; easily affected; unstable.

Difficult; nice; critical; as, a ticklish business.

ticklish Sentence Examples

  1. Emily's toes were so ticklish that she giggled uncontrollably when they were touched.
  2. The doctor carefully performed the procedure, avoiding any ticklish areas on the patient's body.
  3. The tiny feather sent a shiver of ticklishness down his neck.
  4. The cat's whiskers were surprisingly ticklish, making it a bit of a challenge to pet it.
  5. The sensation of the insect crawling on his skin was both creepy and ticklish.
  6. John's ribs were so ticklish that even the slightest touch made him laugh out loud.
  7. The nurse couldn't resist tickling the baby's belly, eliciting a chorus of giggles.
  8. The laughter of the children filled the room as they tickled each other mercilessly.
  9. The dog's underbelly was so ticklish that it wagged its tail frantically when anyone dared to go near it.
  10. The ticklish spot on the back of her knee made her squirm and jump uncontrollably.

FAQs About the word ticklish

difficult to handle; requiring great tactSensible to slight touches; easily tickled; as, the sole of the foot is very ticklish; the hardened palm of the hand is

tetchy, irritable,sensitive, touchy, hypersensitive,huffy, testy, supersensitive, oversensitive, thin-skinned

good-natured, thick-skinned,agreeable, agreeable, amiable, amiable, good-natured, thick-skinned, obliging, well-disposed

Emily's toes were so ticklish that she giggled uncontrollably when they were touched.

The doctor carefully performed the procedure, avoiding any ticklish areas on the patient's body.

The tiny feather sent a shiver of ticklishness down his neck.

The cat's whiskers were surprisingly ticklish, making it a bit of a challenge to pet it.