Stickler vs. Tickler

Stickler vs. Tickler — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Stickler and Tickler

Sticklernoun

One who insists on something unyieldingly

a stickler for neatness.

Ticklernoun

One that tickles.

Sticklernoun

Something puzzling or difficult.

Ticklernoun

A memorandum, book, or file to aid the memory.

Sticklernoun

A referee or adjudicator at a fight, wrestling match, duel, etc. who ensures fair play.

Ticklernoun

One who tickles.

Sticklernoun

Someone who insistently advocates for something, especially for strict observance of a formal rule.

Lexicographers are sticklers for correct language.

Ticklernoun

(informal) A person who or thing which amuses or excites.

Sticklernoun

someone who insists on something;

a stickler for promptness

Ticklernoun

A reminder.

Put it in the tickler file for next week.

Ticklernoun

A latex condom that has additional protrusions, for enhancing the sexual pleasure of the user.

Ticklernoun

Something puzzling or difficult; a conundrum.

Ticklernoun

A tickler file, file cabinet, or similar containing memoranda of deadlines arranged in date order.

Ticklernoun

A prong used by coopers to extract bungs from casks.

Ticklernoun

(dated) A dram of spirits.

Ticklernoun

a file of memoranda or notices that remind of things to be done