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tingleverb [I]

 us   /ˈtɪŋ·ɡəl/
to have a ​slightstingingfeeling: Her ​skin tingled after ​swimming in the ​cold, ​saltywater.
tingle
noun [C/U]  us   /ˈtɪŋ·ɡəl/
[C usually sing] I often get a tingle in my ​toes when they’re ​cold.
(Definition of tingle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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tingleverb [I]

uk   /ˈtɪŋ.ɡəl/  us   /ˈtɪŋ.ɡəl/
to have a ​feeling as if a lot of ​sharppoints are being put ​quickly and ​lightly into ​yourbody: My ​fingers and ​toes are tingling with the ​cold. There's a ​line in that ​poem that makes my spine tingle every ​time I ​read it.
When you tingle with an ​emotion, such as ​excitement or ​fear, you ​feel it very ​strongly: She tingled withfear as she ​entered the ​darkalleyway.

tinglenoun [C]

uk   /ˈtɪŋ.ɡəl/  us   /ˈtɪŋ.ɡəl/
tingly
adjective uk   /ˈtɪŋ.ɡəl.i/  us   /ˈtɪŋ.ɡəl.i/
causing a tingle: The ​massage had ​left me with a ​pleasant tingly ​sensation.
(Definition of tingle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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