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tickle

1. verb to make sb laugh2. verb brush sth against sb's skin3. verb rouse, stir up 4. verb please, amuse5. verb lure fish to surface6. noun irritating sensation 7. noun act of touching sb's skin
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1 verb to make sb laugh TRANSITIVEcigil verb  c m ucigilt a chur idinglis a chur ito tickle sb duine a chigilt, dinglis a chur i nduinethe dog likes to have its tummy tickled is maith leis an madra tú a bheith ag cigilt a bhoilg, is breá leis an madra dinglis a chur ina bholg 2 verb brush sth against sb's skin
TRANSITIVEdinglis a chur ithe grass is tickling my legs tá an féar ag cur dinglis i mo chosa
INTRANSITIVE'That tickles,' he said. 'Tá sé sin ag cur dinglis ionam,' ar seisean.; 'Tá sé sin ag cur cigilt ionam,' ar seisean.
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3 verb rouse, stir up TRANSITIVEspreag verb  c m umúscail verb  c m uto tickle sb's curiosity fiosracht duine a spreagadhit tickled my imagination spreag sé mo shamhlaíocht, mhúscail sé mo shamhlaíochtthis sauce will tickle your taste buds taitneoidh an t-anlann seo leat, bainfidh tú sásamh as an anlann seo, cuirfidh an t-anlann seo cluain ar do ghoile 4 verb please, amuse TRANSITIVEthe poem really tickled me thaitin an dán go mór liom, bhain mé an-sult as an dán, bhain mé an-sásamh as an dán, bhain mé an-súp as an dánit tickles me when someone recognises me bím an-sásta nuair a aithnítear mé 5 verb lure fish to surface TRANSITIVEdornásc a dhéanamh leto tickle trout dornásc a dhéanamh le bric 6 noun irritating sensation cigilt fem2  c m uI have a tickle in the throat tá cigilt i mo scornach, tá rud éigin thiar i mo sceadamán do mo chur ag casacht, tá tochas i mo scornach 7 noun act of touching sb's skin cigilt fem2  c m udinglis fem2 to give sb a tickle dinglis a chur i nduine, cigilt a chur i nduine, duine a chigilt
phrases

to be tickled pink

(also

to be tickled to death

) informal I was tickled pink when I won the award bhí an-ríméad orm nuair a bhuaigh mé an duais, bhí mé chomh sásta le rí nuair a bhuaigh mé an duais

to tickle sb pink

(also

to tickle sb to death

) informal áthas an domhain a chur ar dhuineríméad a chur ar dhuinecluaisíní croí a chur ar dhuine

to tickle sb's fancy

informal is there anything on the menu that tickles your fancy? an bhfuil dúil agat in aon rud atá ar an mbiachlár?, an dtaitníonn aon rud ar an mbiachlár leat?

to tickle sb's funny bone

informal gáire a bhaint asthe film didn't tickle his funny bone níor bhain an scannán mórán gáire as, níor cheap sé go raibh an scannán greannmhar

to tickle the ivories

informal an pianó a sheinm

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