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tin·gle

 (tĭng′gəl)
v. tin·gled, tin·gling, tin·gles
v.intr.
1. 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.
2. To cause such a sensation: The scratchy fabric tingled.
v.tr.
To cause to tingle.
n.
A tingling sensation.

[Middle English tinglen, alteration of tinklen; see tinkle.]

tin′gler n.
tin′gly adj.

tingle

(ˈtɪŋɡəl)
vb
(usually intr) to feel or cause to feel a prickling, itching, or stinging sensation of the flesh, as from a cold plunge or electric shock
n
a sensation of tingling
[C14: perhaps a variant of tinkle]
ˈtingler n
ˈtingling adj
ˈtinglingly adv
ˈtingly adj

tin•gle

(ˈtɪŋ gəl)

v. -gled, -gling,
n. v.i.
1. to have a sensation of slight prickles, stings, or tremors, as from cold.
2. to cause such a sensation.
n.
3. a tingling sensation.
4. the tingling action of cold, excitement, etc.
[1350–1400; Middle English; variant of tinkle]
tin′gler, n.
tin′gling•ly, adv.
tin′gly, adj. -gli•er, -gli•est.

tingle

- From Middle English, possibly a variant of tinkle, its original meaning was "response to a loud noise" and "response to hearing something shocking."
See also related terms for shocking.

tingle


Past participle: tingled
Gerund: tingling

Imperative
tingle
tingle
Present
I tingle
you tingle
he/she/it tingles
we tingle
you tingle
they tingle
Preterite
I tingled
you tingled
he/she/it tingled
we tingled
you tingled
they tingled
Present Continuous
I am tingling
you are tingling
he/she/it is tingling
we are tingling
you are tingling
they are tingling
Present Perfect
I have tingled
you have tingled
he/she/it has tingled
we have tingled
you have tingled
they have tingled
Past Continuous
I was tingling
you were tingling
he/she/it was tingling
we were tingling
you were tingling
they were tingling
Past Perfect
I had tingled
you had tingled
he/she/it had tingled
we had tingled
you had tingled
they had tingled
Future
I will tingle
you will tingle
he/she/it will tingle
we will tingle
you will tingle
they will tingle
Future Perfect
I will have tingled
you will have tingled
he/she/it will have tingled
we will have tingled
you will have tingled
they will have tingled
Future Continuous
I will be tingling
you will be tingling
he/she/it will be tingling
we will be tingling
you will be tingling
they will be tingling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tingling
you have been tingling
he/she/it has been tingling
we have been tingling
you have been tingling
they have been tingling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tingling
you will have been tingling
he/she/it will have been tingling
we will have been tingling
you will have been tingling
they will have been tingling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tingling
you had been tingling
he/she/it had been tingling
we had been tingling
you had been tingling
they had been tingling
Conditional
I would tingle
you would tingle
he/she/it would tingle
we would tingle
you would tingle
they would tingle
Past Conditional
I would have tingled
you would have tingled
he/she/it would have tingled
we would have tingled
you would have tingled
they would have tingled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tingle - an almost pleasurable sensation of frighttingle - an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"
fear, fearfulness, fright - an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
2.tingle - a somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles
somaesthesia, somatesthesia, somatic sensation, somesthesia - the perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations; "he relied on somesthesia to warn him of pressure changes"
pins and needles - a sharp tingling sensation from lack of circulation
Verb1.tingle - cause a stinging or tingling sensation
itch - have or perceive an itch; "I'm itching--the air is so dry!"

tingle

verb
1. prickle, sting, itch, tickle, have goose pimples The backs of her thighs tingled.
noun
1. prickling, stinging, itch, itching, tickle, tickling, pins and needles (informal) I felt a sudden tingle in my fingers.
2. thrill, quiver, shiver a sudden tingle of excitement
Translations
تَنْميل، نُخْريُنَمِّل، يَنْخُر
pálitštípáníštípat
prikkeprikken
bizsereg
erta, valda sviîa; stingasmástingir, sviîi, kláîi
dilgčiojimasdilgčioti
Aukstais vējš knieba vaigosdzelstīšanastingttirpšanatirpt
štípanie
karıncalanmakarıncalanmaksızlamasızlamak

tingle

[ˈtɪŋgl]
A. N [of skin] → hormigueo m; (= thrill) → estremecimiento m
B. VI [ears] → zumbar
her cheeks were tingling after a walk in the snowdespués de pasear por la nieve le ardían las mejillas
your skin will tingle a bit when you apply the creamte escocerá un poco la piel al aplicar la crema
to tingle with excitementestremecerse de emoción

tingle

[ˈtɪŋgəl]
n
(= physical sensation) → picotement m
(= excitement) → frisson m
a tingle of excitement → un frisson d'excitation
vi
(= sting) → cuire
The backs of his thighs tingled → Le dos des cuisses lui cuisait.
(= feel excited) → frissonner
to tingle with excitement → frissonner d'excitation

tingle

viprickeln, kribbeln (inf) (→ with vor +dat); (with blows) → leicht brennen (with von); to tingle with excitementvor Aufregung beben, ganz kribbelig sein (inf)
nPrickeln nt, → Kribbeln nt (inf); (from blows) → leichtes Brennen; she felt a tingle of excitementsie war ganz kribbelig (inf); a tingle of excitement ran up her spineihr lief (vor Aufregung) ein Schauer über den Rücken

tingle

[ˈtɪŋgl]
1. n (of skin) → formicolio; (thrill) → fremito
2. vi (cheeks, skin, from cold) → pungere, pizzicare; (from bad circulation) → formicolare
a tingling sensation → un formicolio
to tingle with excitement → fremere dall'eccitazione

tingle

(ˈtiŋgl) verb
to feel a prickling sensation. The cold wind made my face tingle; My fingers were tingling with cold.
noun
this feeling.

tin·gle

n. hormigueo, comezón, sensación de picazón.

tingle

vi hormiguear
References in classic literature ?
All her little womanly ways, budding out of her like blossoms on a young fruit-tree, had their effect on him, and sometimes caused his very heart to tingle with the keenest thrills of pleasure.
I'm the rake Miss Garth means; and I want to go to another concert -- or a play, if you like -- or a ball, if you prefer it -- or anything else in the way of amusement that puts me into a new dress, and plunges me into a crowd of people, and illuminates me with plenty of light, and sets me in a tingle of excitement all over, from head to foot.
I tingle again from head to foot as my recollection turns that corner, and my pen shakes in my hand.
Dolly Winthrop told him that punishment was good for Eppie, and that, as for rearing a child without making it tingle a little in soft and safe places now and then, it was not to be done.
This morning, at six o'clock, while I was getting breakfast, my tail suddenly began to tingle.
No man shall aid me, but the ears of all men shall tingle to hear of the deed which I shall dare to do
When Kotick felt his skin tingle all over, Matkah told him he was learning the "feel of the water," and that tingly, prickly feelings meant bad weather coming, and he must swim hard and get away.
Then the skin of my throat began to tingle as one's flesh does when the hand that is to tickle it approaches nearer, nearer.
Scarcely had he gone ten steps when his ears began to tingle, a faintness seized him, a cloud of blood passed over his eyes, and he fell in the middle of the street, crying still, "Coward
This was charming, no doubt; but they shortly found out That the Captain they trusted so well Had only one notion for crossing the ocean, And that was to tingle his bell.
Well, now, for my part," said he, with the most natural air possible, "I am not an enemy of jesting, my dear Monsieur d'Artagnan; my soldiers will tell you that even many times in camp, I listened very indifferently, and with a certain pleasure, to the satirical songs which the army of Lambert passed into mine, and which, certainly, would have caused the ears of a general more susceptible than I am to tingle.
The tingle had gone from his veins; he felt unusually wide awake.