Translation of tickle in Spanish:

tickle

hacerle cosquillas a, v.

Pronunciation /ˈtɪk(ə)l//ˈtɪk(ə)l/

transitive verb

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    (person) hacerle cosquillas a
    he tickled the soles of her feet le hizo cosquillas en la planta del pie
    • As for me, out of all the wonderful science fictiony possibilities here, the one that really tickles me is the idea of a language chip.
    • Momma was pleased, the cops were tickled, and baby just kept on dreaming.
    • The idea of him putting on that suit tickles me.
    • Rafe rolled his eyes in amusement, tickled at her reaction.
    • I was tickled and amused by the presentation of my waffle, but it was soggy, flaccid and certainly not as much fun to eat as it was to look at.
    • Many of them were tickled at the idea of playing host to a man who might one day prominently play a role in a revolutionary Marxist movement such a long way away from their homes in Mayfair and Morningside.
    • I was always thinking that you were already my brother-in-law, and the idea just tickled me.
    • Afterwards, MacSween senior was so tickled by the idea of vegetarians venturing into a butcher's shop that he started producing the vegetarian version.
    • ‘We've found that people are tickled by the idea of seeing such a familiar, everyday product used in a novel way,’ says Miller.
    • On paper, the idea has tickled fans of either franchise for many a year.
    • I was tickled by the idea of making a film for posterity.
    • And I just am really tickled and pleased that we have people like our current secretary of defense and our current secretary of state.
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    (amuse, please)
    hacerle gracia a
    • This information tickled the Professor's interest.
    • Why not tickle their impulses and your bottom line by carrying and displaying unique giftware and stationery items?
    • Hang on, I'll keep this post open and add updates when I come across anything that'll tickle your fancy.
    • ‘I sketch a bit,’ she answered, his continued questions beginning to tickle her curiosity.
    • Robert carried a mysterious brown box in his arms, which tickled Tracy's cat-like curiosity.
    • If you love the taste of passion fruit, this pink liqueur will certainly tickle your tastebuds.
    • It was hard to say why anymore - at first it had been a joke, a game, and then because something about his friend's reserve tickled his curiosity.
    • To tickle your taste buds, the food festival offers a wide range of dishes, including pastas, salads, soups, desserts and pizzas.
    • The curtain, however, once installed, caught his attention and tickled his curiosity.
    • She had realized the silliness of her love for Mr. Knightley, and Mr. Martin's continued love had tickled her vanity.
    • Asparagus has tickled the taste buds to such an extent this season that sales of the queen of vegetables have risen faster than any other vegetable.
    • Besides, the literary selections are the things that really tickle my fancy.
    • But if you've been keeping up to date with his latest offerings then no doubt this will tickle your fancy too.
    • These spicy and saucy ribs will tickle your taste buds and keep you coming back for more.
    • Have a go at Thai, Indian, Greek - whatever tickles your taste buds.
    • They wander through an ancient forest and encounter creatures that tickle the curiosity of the child.
    • In that case, this film might not tickle your fancy, as it would probably just remind you of a boring day at the office.
    • I may not know much, but I do happen to know of some interesting projects that will tickle your tailfeather.
    • Germany's bangers have lost their ability to tickle taste buds, according to the former head of the nation's biggest sausage-maker.
    • The site is great to read, but I've edited and written lots of stuff I thought was worthy that didn't tickle his fancy.

intransitive verb

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    (wool/beard) picar
    stop it: that tickles! ¡basta, que me hace cosquillas!
    • a tickling sensation un cosquilleo
    • I opened my mouth to tell him not to tickle me, but couldn't because I was soon doubled over with laughter as he tickled me.
    • The corn that grows from the ground reached over his small body, the leaves tickled his shirtless body as he passed through the towering rows.
    • He wrapped it around his body, the soft velvet tickling his naked body.
    • She grabbed a handful of grass and shoved it down my neck, tickling me mercilessly.
    • I pulled her flat against me and flipped over so I was on top and lightly tickled her.
    • Claire traced her lips along Mark's neck, tickling him softly.
    • Doc had a smile on his face and appeared to be dreaming, so we let him dream a little longer and then I lightly tickled him awake.
    • He gently nuzzled his head into my neck, tickling me.
    • ‘Good morning sexy,’ he said as he kissed her neck, tickling her with his mustache.
    • Texas burst into laughter, and fell over, Jude relentlessly tickling her.
    • Del played along, tickling Jenny around her neck and arms.
    • She squealed with laughter as I started tickling her.
    • He grabbed her waist and tickled her lightly on the belly.
    • I smiled as we kissed, her touch tickling me slightly.
    • Amber giggled and gasped lightly as he swirled her around while tickling her.
    • Liam started tickling her all over, Jess was screaming with laughter.
    • I collapsed in laughter and began tickling him in earnest.
    • When he was tickled, he broke into loud laughter from time to time.
    • The boy had a big grin on his face and with the hand resting on her waist, he tickled her lightly.
    • He grinned and continued tickling her until she fell off the couch in laughter.

noun

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    (sensation)
    cosquilleo masculine
    I have a tickle in my throat me pica la garganta
    • However, the pain was little more than a tickle compared to his wing being cut off but it hurt none the less.
    • I have eschewed cough syrups and lozenges preferring to suck on the occasional spoonful of honey, which seems to soothe the tickle enough to let me get to sleep.
    • The point barely touched her skin; she only felt a small tickle.
    • She felt a tickle across her ankle, shook it off and looked to see what it was.
    • A slight movement - a tickle really - on his left shin caught his attention.
    • It didn't hurt, it was more like an unpleasant tickle.
    • She could feel it like a tickle in the crash of sensations her body was experiencing.
    • And then his lips brushed lightly against her forehead, eliciting a tickle that she instinctively squirmed against.
    • It was just a tickle, and if he shifted, it would go away, but he didn't want to disturb Lex by moving.
    • Adam was the inspiration for the first of the Mr Men books when he asked his father what a tickle looked like.
    • I used to be able to touch her and hug her without feeling that familiar tickle up my spine, but now I couldn't.
    • The pain was nothing more than a tickle as he floated along the black stream.
    • I was puzzled for a moment, until I felt a slight tickle along my arm.
    • I wake in a darkening room with a tickle in my arm.
    • I reached up to scratch a tickle on my right cheek and felt a hand not my own brushing my face gently, back and forth.
    • It wasn't a tickle or a scratch, and it didn't sting or irritate.
    • I can't remember if Holly tucked both arms under and anyway, what if he wanted to itch a tickle on his nose?
    • There was blood flowing onto my leg, I could feel the tickle of the little droplets sliding.
    • The man, feeling a tickle on his arm, looks down and sees the mosquito.
    • It's a barely noticeable sensation, just a whisper of a tickle.
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    (act)
    to give sb a tickle hacerle cosquillas a algn