Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Thesaurus

tingle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of tingle

  1. a sharp unpleasant sensation usually felt in some specific part of the body <can't stand those funny tingles I get when my foot falls asleep> Synonyms ache, pang, prick, shoot, smart, sting, stitch, throe, pain, twingeRelated Words discomfort, distress, soreness, tenderness; affliction, agony, anguish, misery, sufferance, suffering, torment, torture; inflammation, sore, swelling; damage, detriment, harm, hurt, injury; backache, bellyache, charley horse, colic, complaint, earache, gripe, headache, stomachache, toothacheNear Antonyms comfort, ease, easiness




tingle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of tingle

  1. to make a repeated sharp light ringing sound <awoke to the steady pitter-patter of raindrops tingling on the rooftop> Synonyms chink, clink, jingle, tinkleRelated Words clang, clangor, clank, clash, crash; clack, clatter, rattle; chime, ding, ding-dong, gong, jangle, ping, plink, ring




Learn More about tingle


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up tingle? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to manage or play awkwardly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

perplex reduce disapprove soothe
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ