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Webster 1913 Edition


Tingle

Tin′gle

,
Verb.
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.
At which both the ears of every one that heareth it shall tingle.
1 Sam. iii. 11.
2.
To feel a sharp, thrilling pain.
The pale boy senator yet
tingling
stands.
Pope.
3.
To have, or to cause, a sharp, thrilling sensation, or a slight pricking sensation.
They suck pollution through their
tingling
vein.
Tickell.

Webster 1828 Edition


Tingle

TIN'GLE

,
Verb.
I.
[L. tinnio.]
1.
To feel a kind of thrilling sound.
At which both the ears of every one that heareth it shall tingle. 1 Sam.3.
2.
To feel a sharp thrilling pain.
The pale boy senator yet tingling stands.
3.
To have a thrilling sensation, or a sharp slight penetrating sensation.
They suck pollution through their tingling veins.

Definition 2023


tingle

tingle

English

Verb

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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Noun

tingle (plural tingles)

  1. A prickling or stinging sensation.

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