Thesaurus

tingle

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of tingle

(Entry 1 of 2)

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 for tingle

Words Related to tingle

Near Antonyms for tingle

tingle

verb

Synonyms of tingle (Entry 2 of 2)

to make a repeated sharp light ringing sound
  • awoke to the steady pitter-patter of raindrops tingling on the rooftop

Synonyms for tingle

Words Related to tingle

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About tingle

Time Traveler for tingle

Time Traveler

The first known use of tingle was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near tingle

tinges

tingle

tingled

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Tingle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tingle. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on tingle

Nglish: Translation of tingle for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of tingle for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!