Etymology
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tingle (v.)

late 14c., "to have a ringing sensation when hearing something," also "to have a stinging or thrilling feeling," variation of tinkelen (see tinkle). Related: Tingled; tingling. The noun is first recorded 1700 in reference to sound, 1848 in reference to sensation.

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Definitions of tingle
1
tingle (n.)
an almost pleasurable sensation of fright;
Synonyms: frisson / shiver / chill / quiver / shudder / thrill
tingle (n.)
a somatic sensation as from many tiny stings;
Synonyms: prickling / tingling
2
tingle (v.)
cause a stinging or tingling sensation;
Synonyms: prickle
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