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[ting-glee] /ˈtɪŋ gli/
adjective, tinglier, tingliest.
tingling or causing a tingling sensation.
Origin of tingly
First recorded in 1895-1900; tingle + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He says that he no longer has the tingly feeling and he has no presentiment of evil, both of which I consider good signs.

    The Treasure of the Tigris A. F. Mockler Ferryman
  • And ten minutes later, when I'm shooed out, I'm feelin' so chesty and happy that I'm tingly all over.

    The House of Torchy Sewell Ford
Word Origin and History for tingly

1898, from tingle + -y (2). Related: Tingliness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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