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EtymologyEdit

щекота́ть (ščekotátʹ) +‎ -ли́вый (-lívyj)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɕːɪkɐtˈlʲivɨj]

AdjectiveEdit

щекотли́вый (ščekotlívyj) (comparative (по)щекотли́вее or (по)щекотли́вей)

  1. delicate, touchy (requiring great circumspection and tact)
    щекотли́вое положе́ниеščekotlívoje položénijedelicate/touchy situation
  2. (colloquial) ticklish
  3. (dated) extremely scrupulous

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