tingle

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English tinglen, a variant of tinclen ‎(to tinkle). More at tinkle.

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tingle ‎(third-person singular simple present tingles, present participle tingling, simple past and past participle tingled)

  1. To ring
  2. To cause to ring
  3. To have a prickling or mildly stinging sensation.
  4. To make ringing sounds, to twang.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby Dick, chapter 13
      Sideways leaning, we sideways darted; every ropeyarn tingling like a wire; the two tall masts buckling like Indian canes in land tornadoes.
    • Charles Dickens
      sharp tingling bells
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tingle ‎(plural tingles)

  1. A prickling or stinging sensation.

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