Slap and tickle

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Definition

(Are you up for a bit of) 'slap and tickle'? (UK): (Are you up for a bit of) foreplay, fooling around, loving, heavy petting?
idiom
Slap and tickle is a familiar expression used to describe heavy petting or reciprocal caressing.

a slap (in the face): a smack, a hit, a strike (in the face) with an open hand
noun
That was a real slap in the face. That was really disappointing.

to tickle: to touch or stroke someone to produce laughter or a twitching sensation
verb
When I tickled him under the armpits, he couldn't stop laughing.

Examples

  • "Jean : Slap and tickle?"
  • "Like a bit of slap and tickle, do you?"

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