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TINGLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tingle mean? 

TINGLE (noun)
  The noun TINGLE has 2 senses:

1. an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
2. a somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles

  Familiarity information: TINGLE used as a noun is rare.


TINGLE (verb)
  The verb TINGLE has 1 sense:

1. cause a stinging or tingling sensation

  Familiarity information: TINGLE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TINGLE (noun)


Sense 1tingle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An almost pleasurable sensation of fright

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

tingle; frisson; quiver; shudder; thrill; shiver; chill

Context example:

a frisson of surprise shot through him

Hypernyms ("tingle" is a kind of...):

fear; fearfulness; fright (an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight))


Sense 2tingle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

prickling; tingling; tingle

Hypernyms ("tingle" is a kind of...):

somaesthesia; somatesthesia; somatic sensation; somesthesia (the perception of tactual or proprioceptive or gut sensations)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "tingle"):

pins and needles (a sharp tingling sensation from lack of circulation)


TINGLE (verb)


Sense 1tingle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cause a stinging or tingling sensation

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

tingle; prickle

Hypernyms (to "tingle" is one way to...):

itch (have or perceive an itch)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody's (body part) ----s


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