slap and tickle n.2
1. playful kissing and cuddling; esp. as phr. bit of slap and tickle; also attrib.
|Canadian Mag. 49 161: His own flirtations were of the slap and tickle order. A pretty girl was something to be kissed on sight—if she were willing.|
|Strand Mag. 75 60: There was none of that tomboy joking such as goes on at home, if you follow me. None of what is vulgarly known as the slap and tickle.|
|To-Night at 8.30 (1943) 186: Beryl: What happens if Mrs. Bagot comes back? Stanley: She won’t – she’s out having a bit of slap and tickle with our Albert .|
|Pastoral 85: He hung about the canteen bored and idle, and finally commenced a slap-and-tickle intrigue with one of the station cooks.|
|(con. 1940s) Pedlocks (1971) 381: Care for a bit of slap and tickle?|
|Adam M-1 108: What kind of slap-and-tickle goes on behind those closed doors in the name of research?|
|Confessions of Proinsias O’Toole 43: Give me a bout of karate with Kate or a bit of slap and tickle with spotty Tess any day.|
|Educating Rita I iii: You mean, it’s all right to go out an’ have a bit of slap an’ tickle with the lads as long as you don’t go home an’ tell your mum?|
|Permanent Midnight 84: I pushed my hotel slap-and-tickle as far as it would go.|
|Big Ask 12: A relationship [...] I’d settle for a bit of slap and tickle.|
|OnLine Dict. of Playground Sl. [Internet] slap and tickle n. gentle cuddling where girl pretends to be outraged by the groping attentions of her suitor and retaliates in a mock aggressive fashion.|
|Queer Street 395: A nice bit / O’ slap and tickle thrown in complement’ry.‘Vilja de Tanquay Exults’ in|
2. empty verbosity.
|He Died with His Eyes Open 24: Less of the casual cut and thrust, slap and tickle — more dedication to fact.|
3. physical violence.
|He Died with His Eyes Open 108: Of course you might get a bit of slap and tickle if you didn’t cooperate.|