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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.]

tin′gler n.
tin′gly adj.
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[ˈtɪŋglɪ] ADJ a tingly feelinguna sensación de hormigueo
my arm feels tinglysiento hormigueo en el brazo
I feel tingly all overse me estremece todo el cuerpo
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adjprickelnd; my arm feels (all) tinglyich habe ein prickelndes Gefühl im Arm, mein Arm kribbelt (inf); I feel tingly all overes kribbelt mich überall (inf); (with excitement) → es prickelt mir unter der Haut, ich bin ganz kribbelig (inf)
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References in classic literature ?
"The tips of our tails get that tingly feeling--like when your foot's asleep.
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.
6 You missed a period six weeks ago, you're going to the loo more often, and your breasts feel tingly and heavy, your nipples are sore.
They go on with a tingly feel that makes lips look fuller and we'd go as far as to say younger as well.
It goes on with a tingly feel that makes look fuller and we'd go as far as to say younger too.
Q Sometimes my hands and feet feel numb and tingly in bed at night.
"I was grinding up so much Sichuan peppercorn to add that tingly, numbing zip to grilled chicken and fish I had to buy a second pepper grinder." -Hugh Garvey, food editor
VVALL mixed up Rearrange the letters to reveal the name of a winner at last season's Cheltenham Festival Grief Tingly (6,5) VVALL answers on page 10 Compiled by Tom Park, Steve Dennis and James Hill
The low-foaming formula reduces plaque, whitens teeth and freshens breath--yielding a tingly clean feeling.
Teeth felt slightly tingly after use but not sore or too sensitive.
In the March 2016 updated, the words 'kilig' (tingly romantic feeling) and 'teleserye' (soap opera) were included in the dictionary.