tingle

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verb tin·gle \ˈtiŋ-gəl\

Definition of tingle

tingled

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tingling

play \-g(ə-)liŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1a :  to feel a ringing, stinging, prickling, or thrilling sensationb :  to cause such a sensation

  3. 2 :  tinkle 1

tingle

noun

tinglingly

play \-g(ə-)liŋ-lē\ adverb

tingly

play \-g(ə-)lē\ adjective

Examples of tingle in a Sentence

  1. My arm was numb and tingling.

  2. awoke to the steady pitter-patter of raindrops tingling on the rooftop

Origin and Etymology of tingle

Middle English, alteration of tinklen to tinkle, tingle



TINGLE Defined for English Language Learners

tingle

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verb

Definition of tingle for English Language Learners

  • : to have a feeling like the feeling of many small sharp points pressing into your skin

  • : to feel an emotion (such as excitement) very strongly


TINGLE Defined for Kids

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tingle

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verb tin·gle \ˈtiŋ-gəl\

Definition of tingle for Students

tingled

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tingling

  1. :  to feel or cause a prickling or thrilling sensation Back and forth the ball flew until Henry's hands began to tingle from the smack of leather against them. — Beverly Cleary, Henry Huggins


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tingle

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noun tin·gle

Definition of tingle for Students

  1. :  a prickling or thrilling sensation or condition


Medical Dictionary

tingle

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intransitive verb tin·gle \ˈtiŋ-gəl\

Medical Definition of tingle

tingled

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tingling

\-g(ə-)liŋ\play
  1. :  to feel a stinging or prickling sensation

tingle

noun


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