to have a sensation of slight prickles, stings, or tremors, as from cold, a sharp blow, excitement, etc.: I tingle all over.
to cause such a sensation: The scratch tingles.
a tingling sensation.
the tingling action of cold, a blow, excitement, etc.
- tingler, noun
- tin·gling·ly, adverb
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How to use tingle in a sentence
Even so, Facebook’s pain — at least for now — has been more like a tingle than an ache.
This recipe calls for enough to have a pleasant tingle, but you can increase or decrease the quantity based on your spice preferences.Spicy peanut noodles are a quick, pantry-friendly meal that’s ready for riffing | Aaron Hutcherson | June 16, 2021 | Washington Post
Hours of pepper spray and tear gas had left an unpleasant tingle in the air.One year after George Floyd’s death sparked a movement, many protesters’ lives are forever changed | Marissa Lang | May 28, 2021 | Washington Post
It glides on so smoothly and gives a little bit of a tingle.The best things I bought in September to make working and living at home easier | Rachel Schallom | September 27, 2020 | Fortune
When you wake up, you can feel a tingle along the skin between your fingers.
Scrolling through this hate-filled manifesto for the first time made the hairs on my arm tingle with discomfort.
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Once on my face, my skin began to tingle and my eyes started to water, or maybe I was crying because I was so hungry.
Feel your scalp tingle as my voice gently surprises you from behind.
Who does not get a tingle at the thought of how they would respond of they knew the full truth.
It sent a pleasant tingle through his veins and made that injured arm of his ache again.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
Lowell straightened up suddenly, a tingle of apprehension running through him.Mystery Ranch | Arthur Chapman
One day Tilly told Grace a story that caused every nerve in his body to tingle, and he scarcely could keep from crying out.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
The stimulated blood courses through my veins with a pleasing tingle.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
Digby leaped nimbly aside, and hit his right arm a blow which made it tingle from the shoulder to the tips of the fingers.Digby Heathcote | W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for tingle
(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
a sensation of tingling
- tingler, noun
- tingling, adjective
- tinglingly, adverb
- tingly, adjective
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