tingle Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
frisson; quiver; thrill; shudder; shiver; chill.
- a frisson of surprise shot through him
noun a somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles
verb cause a stinging or tingling sensation
Tin"gle intransitive verb
Freq. of ting
. Cf. Tinkle
imperfect & past participle Tingled ; present participle & verbal noun Tingling
- To feel a kind of thrilling sensation, as in hearing a shrill sound.
At which both the ears of every one that heareth it shall tingle.
1 Sam. iii. 11.
- To feel a sharp, thrilling pain.
The pale boy senator yet tingling stands.
- To have, or to cause, a sharp, thrilling sensation, or a slight pricking sensation.
They suck pollution through their tingling vein.
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