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v. tin·gled, tin·gling, tin·gles
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.
To cause to tingle.
A tingling sensation.
[Middle English tinglen, alteration of tinklen; see tinkle.]
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|Noun||1.||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"