how to pronounce tickle


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the above transcription of tickle is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

tickle is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of tickle in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… out mistakes if you tickle a rat every …”

meaning of tickle

Tickling is the act of touching or playing with someone in a way that makes them laugh or causes them to react with a high-pitched voice.

tickle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tickle occurs in english on average 1.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics tickle can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that tickle can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to tickle


words that rhyme with tickle


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