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Tickle vs. Trickle

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Ticklenoun

The act of tickling.

Tricklenoun

A very thin river.

‘The brook had shrunk to a mere trickle.’;

Ticklenoun

An itchy feeling resembling the result of tickling.

‘I have a persistent tickle in my throat.’;

Tricklenoun

A very thin flow; the act of trickling.

‘The tap of the washbasin in my bedroom is leaking and the trickle drives me mad at night.’;

Ticklenoun

A light tap of the ball.

Trickleverb

(transitive) to pour a liquid in a very thin stream, or so that drops fall continuously.

‘The doctor trickled some iodine on the wound.’;

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Ticklenoun

(Newfoundland) A narrow strait.

Trickleverb

(intransitive) to flow in a very thin stream or drop continuously.

‘Here the water just trickles along, but later it becomes a torrent.’; ‘The film was so bad that people trickled out of the cinema before its end.’;

Tickleverb

(transitive) To touch repeatedly or stroke delicately in a manner which causes laughter, pleasure and twitching.

‘He tickled Nancy's tummy, and she started to giggle.’;

Trickleverb

(intransitive) To move or roll slowly.

Tickleverb

(transitive) To unexpectedly touch or stroke delicately in a manner which causes displeasure or withdrawal.

‘A stranger tickled Nancy's tummy, causing her to scream in fear.’;

Trickleverb

To flow in a small, gentle stream; to run in drops.

‘His salt tears trickled down as rain.’; ‘Fast beside there trickled softly downA gentle stream.’;

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Tickleverb

To feel as if the body part in question is being tickled.

‘My nose tickles, and I'm going to sneeze!’;

Tricklenoun

The act or state of trickling; also, that which trickles; a small stream; drip.

‘Streams that . . . are short and rapid torrents after a storm, but at other times dwindle to feeble trickles of mud.’;

Tickleverb

(transitive) To appeal to someone's taste, curiosity etc.

Tricklenoun

flowing in drops; the formation and falling of drops of liquid;

‘there's a drip through the roof’;

Tickleverb

(transitive) To cause delight or amusement in.

‘He was tickled to receive such a wonderful gift.’;

Trickleverb

run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream;

‘water trickled onto the lawn from the broken hose’; ‘reports began to dribble in’;

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Tickleverb

(intransitive) To feel titillation.

Trickle

Trickle is the second and most recent album from English trip hop band Olive.

Tickleverb

(transitive) To catch fish in the hand (usually in rivers or smaller streams) by manually stimulating the fins.

Tickleverb

(archaic) To be excited or heartened.

Tickleadjective

(obsolete) Changeable, capricious; insecure.

Tickleverb

To touch lightly, so as to produce a peculiar thrilling sensation, which commonly causes laughter, and a kind of spasm which become dengerous if too long protracted.

‘If you tickle us, do we not laugh?’;

Tickleverb

To please; to gratify; to make joyous.

‘Pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.’; ‘Such a natureTickled with good success, disdains the shadowWhich he treads on at noon.’;

Tickleverb

To feel titillation.

‘He with secret joy thereforeDid tickle inwardly in every vein.’;

Tickleverb

To excite the sensation of titillation.

Tickleadjective

Ticklish; easily tickled.

Tickleadjective

Liable to change; uncertain; inconstant.

‘The world is now full tickle, sikerly.’; ‘So tickle is the state of earthy things.’;

Tickleadjective

Wavering, or liable to waver and fall at the slightest touch; unstable; easily overthrown.

‘Thy head stands so tickle on thy shoulders, that a milkmaid, if she be in love, may sigh it off.’;

Ticklenoun

a cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking

Ticklenoun

the act of tickling

Tickleverb

touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements

Tickleverb

feel sudden intense sensation or emotion;

‘he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine’;

Tickleverb

touch or stroke lightly;

‘The grass tickled her calves’;

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