[syn: tickling, tingling, titillating]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Titillate \Tit"il*late\ (t[i^]t"[i^]l*l[=a]t), v. t. & i. [imp.
& p. p. Titillated (t[i^]t"[i^]l*l[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. &
vb. n. Titillating.] [L. titillatus, p. p. of titillare.]
1. To tickle; as, to titillate the nose with a feather.
The pungent grains of titillating dust. --Pope.
2. To arouse an agreeable sensation in; as, to titillate
one's imagination; to titillate one's audience; to
titillate the senses.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: pleasantly and superficially exciting
2: giving sexual pleasure; sexually arousing [syn: erotic,
3: exciting by touching lightly so as to cause laughter or
twitching movements [syn: tickling, tingling,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
73 Moby Thesaurus words for "titillating":
alluring, amusing, appealing, appetizing, attractive, beguiling,
bewitching, blandishing, cajoling, captivating, catching,
charismatic, charming, coaxing, come-hither, coquettish,
delightful, diverting, enchanting, engaging, enravishing,
entertaining, enthralling, enticing, entrancing, exciting, exotic,
fascinating, fetching, flirtatious, fun, glamorous, humorous,
hypnotic, interesting, intriguing, inviting, irresistible, juicy,
lively, mesmeric, mouth-watering, piquant, prepossessing,
provocative, provoking, provoquant, racy, ravishing, readable,
recreational, rich, seducing, seductive, siren, sirenic,
spellbinding, spellful, spicy, stimulating, succulent, taking,
tantalizing, teasing, tempting, thought-challenging,
thought-inspiring, thought-provoking, tickling, titillative,
winning, winsome, witching