tickler

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EtymologyEdit

tickle +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɪkələ(ɹ)/, /ˈtɪklə(ɹ)/
  • (file)

NounEdit

tickler (plural ticklers)

  1. One who tickles.
  2. (informal) A person who or thing which amuses or excites.
  3. A reminder.
    Put it in the tickler file for next week.
  4. A latex condom that has additional protrusions, for enhancing the sexual pleasure of the user.
  5. (informal, dated) Something puzzling or difficult; a conundrum.
  6. (US, business) A tickler file, file cabinet, or similar containing memoranda of deadlines arranged in date order.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bartlett to this entry?)
  7. (Britain, dated) A prong used by coopers to extract bungs from casks.
  8. (dated) A dram of spirits.

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