Tingle definition

tĭnggəl
verb
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To have the sensation of being tapped or poked lightly with many needles in a certain area of the body, often caused by the cold, a sharp slap, or excitement.

Tingled all over with joy.

verb
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To cause such a sensation.

The scratchy fabric tingled.

verb
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To have a prickling or stinging feeling, as from cold, a sharp slap, excitement, etc.
verb
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To make ringing sounds, to twang.
verb
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0
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To cause this feeling.
verb
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To cause to have this feeling.
verb
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This feeling.
noun
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To have a prickling or mildly stinging sensation.
verb
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0
noun
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To cause to ring.
verb
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To cause to tingle.
verb
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A tingling sensation.
noun
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1

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tingle
Plural:
tingles

Origin of tingle

  • Middle English tinglen alteration of tinklen tinkle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition