Of or pertaining to the organs, or the sense, of touch; perceiving, or perceptible, by the touch; capable of being touched; as, tactile corpuscles; tactile sensations.
- Perceptible to the sense of touch; tangible.
- Characterized by or conveying an illusion of tangibility: "Heaney must thus continue to be a poet rich in tactile language” ( Helen Vendler).
- Used for feeling: a tactile organ.
- Of, relating to, or proceeding from the sense of touch; tactual: a tactile reflex.