What does ticklish mean?

Definitions for ticklish
ˈtɪk lɪʃtick·lish

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delicate, ticklish, touchy(adj)

    difficult to handle; requiring great tact

    "delicate negotiations with the big powers";"hesitates to be explicit on so ticklish a matter"; "a touchy subject"


  1. ticklish(Adjective)

    Sensitive or susceptible to being tickled.

    She is ticklish only on her tummy and the bottoms of her feet.

  2. ticklish(Adjective)

    Touchy, sensitive, or delicate.

    That is a ticklish problem, so proceed carefully.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ticklish(adj)

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

  2. Ticklish(adj)

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

  3. Ticklish(adj)

    difficult; nice; critical; as, a ticklish business

How to pronounce ticklish?

  1. Alex
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How to say ticklish in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ticklish in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ticklish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of ticklish in a Sentence

  1. Michael Collins:

    At that time, NASA was considering bringing two spacecraft together in space as the most ticklish part perhaps of the lunar profile, and here was this guy who had a Ph.D. in exactly that, so he was very, very well qualified.

Images & Illustrations of ticklish

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