Tingle Tin"gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Tingled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tingling}.] [Freq. of ting. Cf. {Tinkle}.] 1. To feel a kind of thrilling sensation, as in hearing a shrill sound. [1913 Webster]

At which both the ears of every one that heareth it shall tingle. --1 Sam. iii. 11. [1913 Webster]

2. To feel a sharp, thrilling pain. [1913 Webster]

The pale boy senator yet tingling stands. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. To have, or to cause, a sharp, thrilling sensation, or a slight pricking sensation. [1913 Webster]

They suck pollution through their tingling vein. --Tickell. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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