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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tingling - 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
Adj.1.tingling - exciting by touching lightly so as to cause laughter or twitching movements
exciting - creating or arousing excitement; "an exciting account of her trip"
Translations
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tingling

[ˈtɪŋglɪŋ]
A. Nhormigueo m
B. ADJ a tingling sensationuna sensación de hormigueo

tingling

[ˈtɪŋglɪŋ] npicotements mpl

tingling

nPrickeln nt, → Kribbeln nt (inf); (from blows) → leichtes Brennen
adj (with cold, freshness, excitement) → prickelnd; (with blows) → brennend

tingling

n hormigueo
References in classic literature ?
Well--and she said HER tail was tingling like everything
She lighted the gas, and, as she removed the little velvet hat, she felt her lips still tingling with the kiss.
And what greater felicity than to be alone in a tavern with your last new song, just born and yet still a tingling part of you.
It was like the intolerable, tingling sweetness of waterglasses when played on by a cunning hand.
I mean, godmother,' replied Miss Wren, sitting down beside the Jew, 'that the fox has caught a famous flogging, and that if his skin and bones are not tingling, aching, and smarting at this present instant, no fox did ever tingle, ache, and smart.
Sideways leaning, we sideways darted; every ropeyarn tingling like a wire; the two tall masts buckling like Indian canes in land tornadoes.
Ethan felt confusedly that there were many things he ought to think about, but through his tingling veins and tired brain only one sensation throbbed: the warmth of Mattie's shoulder against his.
he said, with an utterance like the cut of a lash, darting from her, and changing from pink to white and back again, as if his whole frame were tingling with the pain of the sting.
March came in that winter like the meekest and mildest of lambs, bringing days that were crisp and golden and tingling, each followed by a frosty pink twilight which gradually lost itself in an elfland of moonshine.
He stood, for a moment, with the blood so tingling through all his veins from terror, that he felt as if he were in a burning fire; then, confused and frightened, he took to his heels; and, not knowing what he did, made off as fast as he could lay his feet to the ground.
With tingling nerves but a fixed purpose, I sat in the dark recess of the hut and waited with sombre patience for the coming of its tenant.
Sparkling and tingling after so long a nap, they pushed at their corks to help the corkscrew (like prisoners helping rioters to force their gates), and danced out gaily.