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
    • Rafe rolled his eyes in amusement, tickled at her reaction.
    • Afterwards, MacSween senior was so tickled by the idea of vegetarians venturing into a butcher's shop that he started producing the vegetarian version.
    • Momma was pleased, the cops were tickled, and baby just kept on dreaming.
    • 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.
    • I was always thinking that you were already my brother-in-law, and the idea just tickled me.
    • ‘We've found that people are tickled by the idea of seeing such a familiar, everyday product used in a novel way,’ says Miller.
    • The idea of him putting on that suit tickles me.
    • 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 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.
    • 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.
    • 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
    to be tickled pink estar contentísimo
    • he was tickled pink that she had remembered le hizo mucha ilusión que se hubiera acordado
    • They wander through an ancient forest and encounter creatures that tickle the curiosity of the child.
    • If you love the taste of passion fruit, this pink liqueur will certainly tickle your tastebuds.
    • ‘I sketch a bit,’ she answered, his continued questions beginning to tickle her curiosity.
    • The curtain, however, once installed, caught his attention and tickled his curiosity.
    • 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.
    • In that case, this film might not tickle your fancy, as it would probably just remind you of a boring day at the office.
    • Robert carried a mysterious brown box in his arms, which tickled Tracy's cat-like curiosity.
    • Why not tickle their impulses and your bottom line by carrying and displaying unique giftware and stationery items?
    • I may not know much, but I do happen to know of some interesting projects that will tickle your tailfeather.
    • 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.
    • Hang on, I'll keep this post open and add updates when I come across anything that'll tickle your fancy.
    • Have a go at Thai, Indian, Greek - whatever tickles your taste buds.
    • To tickle your taste buds, the food festival offers a wide range of dishes, including pastas, salads, soups, desserts and pizzas.
    • Germany's bangers have lost their ability to tickle taste buds, according to the former head of the nation's biggest sausage-maker.
    • 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.
    • She had realized the silliness of her love for Mr. Knightley, and Mr. Martin's continued love had tickled her vanity.
    • 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.
    • This information tickled the Professor's interest.

intransitive verb

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    (wool/beard) picar
    stop it: that tickles! ¡basta, que me hace cosquillas!
    • a tickling sensation un cosquilleo

noun

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    (sensation)
    cosquilleo masculine
    I have a tickle in my throat tengo un picor en la garganta
  • 2

    (act)
    to give sb a tickle hacerle cosquillas a algn