Definition of “tingle” - English Dictionary

“tingle” in British English

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tingleverb [ I ]

uk /ˈtɪŋ.ɡəl/ us /ˈtɪŋ.ɡəl/

to have a feeling as if a lot of sharp points are being put quickly and lightly into your body:

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 with fear as she entered the dark alleyway.

tinglenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtɪŋ.ɡəl/ us /ˈtɪŋ.ɡəl/

(Definition of “tingle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“tingle” in American English

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tingleverb [ I ]

us /ˈtɪŋ·ɡəl/

to have a slight stinging feeling:

Her skin tingled after swimming in the cold, salty water.
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)