noun Date: 1680 1. a person or device that tickles 2. a device for jogging the memory; specifically a file that serves as a reminder and is arranged to bring matters to timely attention

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  • Tickler — may mean:* A Tickler file for organizing documents and tasks, as described in the book Getting Things Done . * A French tickler. * Early 20th century slang for someone who practiced the stride style of Jazz piano playing. * The Tickler, a classic …   Wikipedia

  • Tickler — Tic kler, n. 1. One who, or that which, tickles. [1913 Webster] 2. Something puzzling or difficult. [1913 Webster] 3. A book containing a memorandum of notes and debts arranged in the order of their maturity. [Com. Cant, U. S.] Bartlett. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tickler — [tik′lər, tik′əl ər] n. 1. a person or thing that tickles ☆ 2. a special memorandum pad, file, etc. for reminding one of matters requiring attention at certain dates in the future …   English World dictionary

  • tickler — /tik leuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that tickles. 2. See tickler file. 3. Accounting. a single entry account arranged according to the due dates of obligations. 4. Electronics, Radio. See tickler coil. [1670 80; TICKLE + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • tickler —    1. the clitoris    From its role in sexual arousal:     I went back to caressing her tickler. (F. Harris, 1925)    2. see French tickler    under French letter …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • tickler — noun a) A person who or thing which amuses, tickles, excites. Put it in the tickler file for next week. b) A reminder …   Wiktionary

  • tickler — tick•ler [[t]ˈtɪk lər[/t]] n. 1) one that tickles 2) cvb tickler file • Etymology: 1670–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • tickler — bareteris statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. ballast tube; barretter; tickler vok. Barretter, m rus. бареттер, m pranc. barretter, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • tickler — A carburetor starting aid. When starting at low temperatures, the float may be pushed below the fuel level in the float chamber by depressing the tickler, so that more fuel is supplied than is required for normal operation …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • tickler — tickle ► VERB 1) lightly touch in a way that causes itching or twitching and often laughter. 2) be appealing or amusing to. 3) catch (a trout) by lightly rubbing it so that it moves backwards into the hand. ► NOUN ▪ an act of tickling or… …   English terms dictionary

  • tickler — noun a file of memoranda or notices that remind of things to be done • Syn: ↑tickler file • Hypernyms: ↑file, ↑data file …   Useful english dictionary

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