tickle pink

tickle pink
verb
fill with sublime emotion
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The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies

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He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

Syn: ↑exhilarate, ↑inebriate, ↑thrill, ↑exalt, ↑beatify
Derivationally related forms: ↑beatification (for: ↑beatify), ↑exaltation (for: ↑exalt), ↑thrill (for: ↑thrill), ↑exhilaration (for: ↑exhilarate)
Hypernyms: ↑elate, ↑lift up, ↑uplift, ↑pick up, ↑intoxicate
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s somebody

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Something ——s somebody

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tickle pink or tickle to death (informal)
To please or amuse very much
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Main Entry:tickle

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • tickle pink — {v. phr.}, {informal} To please very much; thrill; delight. Usually used in the passive participle. * /Nancy was tickled pink with her new dress./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tickle pink — {v. phr.}, {informal} To please very much; thrill; delight. Usually used in the passive participle. * /Nancy was tickled pink with her new dress./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tickle pink — verb To thoroughly delight or amuse; to elate. It tickles me pink that they chose me for the award …   Wiktionary

  • tickle\ pink — v. phr. informal To please very much; thrill; delight. Usually used in the passive participle. Nancy was tickled pink with her new dress …   Словарь американских идиом

  • tickle to death — tickle pink or tickle to death (informal) To please or amuse very much • • • Main Entry: ↑tickle …   Useful english dictionary

  • tickle — v 1. titillate, titivate, stroke, pet, twiddle. 2. gratify, please, content, refresh, delight, tickle pink, tickle to death; enchant, captivate, thrill, excite, fascinate, charm; strike one s fancy, tickle one s fancy, interest, intrigue, arouse …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • tickle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. excite; gladden, delight, overjoy; please; titillate; amuse, gratify, divert. See pleasure. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To stimulate by a light touch] Syn. rub, caress, stroke, vellicate, titillate; see …   English dictionary for students

  • pink — See: IN THE PINK, TICKLE PINK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pink — See: IN THE PINK, TICKLE PINK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tickle — Synonyms and related words: affect the interest, agitate, amuse, appeal, arouse, attract, be attractive, beak, becharm, beckon, beguile, bewitch, blow the coals, brush, bunt, captivate, carry away, charm, chuck, concern, convulse, dab, delectate …   Moby Thesaurus

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