- nBritishpetting, kissing and caressing.A joky and innocuous euphemism for love-play of various degrees of intensity. The phrase dates from the Edwardian era but was most popular in the late 1950s, usually in the form 'a bit of slap-and-tickle'.
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slap and tickle — noun (informal) Amorous frolicking, with kissing, petting, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑slap * * * slap and ˈtickle idiom (old fashioned, BrE … Useful english dictionary
slap and tickle — n. [Brit. Informal] playful kissing or caressing, foreplay, or, now, often, sexual intercourse: also written slap and tickle n. * * * … Universalium
slap and tickle — n. [Brit. Informal] playful kissing or caressing, foreplay, or, now, often, sexual intercourse: also written slap and tickle n … English World dictionary
slap and tickle — ► slap and tickle Brit. informal physical amorous play. Main Entry: ↑slap … English terms dictionary
slap and tickle — noun uncount BRITISH HUMOROUS sexual activity, especially when it does not involve serious feelings … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Slap and Tickle — Single infobox | Name = Slap And Tickle Artist = Squeeze from Album = Cool for Cats Released = August 31, 1979 (UK) Format = 7 vinyl Recorded = 1978 Genre = Rock Length = 4:19 Label = A M Records Producer = John Wood Squeeze Chart position = #24… … Wikipedia
slap and tickle — sexual play Literally, no more than what might occur in any courtship, which is all this phrase normally implies: And what sells this year s new royal books but the same slap and tickle? (Esquire, December, 1993) … How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms
slap and tickle — mainly British, old fashioned, humorous sexual activity that is not serious. They were having a bit of slap and tickle on the sofa when I walked in … New idioms dictionary
slap-and-tickle — /slæp ən ˈtɪkəl/ (say slap uhn tikuhl) noun sexual play, usually lighthearted … Australian English dictionary
slap and tickle — noun Mild or playful kissing, cuddling, and other amorous play … Wiktionary