Definitions for tactileˈtæk tɪl, -taɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tac•tileˈtæk tɪl, -taɪl(adj.)

  1. pertaining to or affecting the sense of touch.

  2. perceptible to the touch; tangible.

Origin of tactile:

1605–15; < L tāctilis tangible =ta(n)g(ere) to touch +-tilis -tile

tac•til′i•ty-ˈtɪl ɪ ti(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. haptic, tactile, tactual(adj)

    of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch

    "haptic data"; "a tactile reflex"

  2. tactile, tactual(adj)

    producing a sensation of touch

    "tactile qualities"; "the tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair"


  1. tactile(Adjective)

    tangible; perceptible to the sense of touch

  2. tactile(Adjective)

    used for feeling

  3. tactile(Adjective)

    of, or relating to the sense of touch

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tactile(adj)

    of or pertaining to the organs, or the sense, of touch; perceiving, or perceptible, by the touch; capable of being touched; as, tactile corpuscles; tactile sensations

Anagrams of tactile

  1. lattice


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