[syn: tingle, prickle]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Tingle \Tin"gle\, v. 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
At which both the ears of every one that heareth it
shall tingle. --1 Sam. iii.
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of
surprise shot through him" [syn: frisson, shiver,
chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle]
2: a somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles [syn:
prickling, tingle, tingling]
v 1: cause a stinging or tingling sensation [syn: tingle,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
125 Moby Thesaurus words for "tingle":
ache, agonize, ail, anguish, bang, blanch, blench, boot, burn,
burning, burning pain, change ringing, charge, chime, chiming,
chink, clang, clanging, clangor, clank, clanking, clink, ding,
ding-a-ling, dingdong, dinging, dingle, dong, donging, feel pain,
feel the pangs, fidget, fire, flip out, flush, flutter,
freak out on, get high on, glow, go pitapat, gong, grimace,
have a misery, have the fidgets, have the shakes, heave, hurt,
itch, jangle, jerk, jingle, jingle-jangle, jinglejangle, jingling,
jollies, kick, knell, knelling, lift, palpitate, pant, peal,
peal ringing, pealing, plink, pound, prick, prickle, quake, quaver,
quiver, ring, ring changes, ringing, rush, rush of emotion,
scratch, sensation, shake, shiver, shoot, shrink, shudder, smart,
smarting, sound, sound a knell, squirm, sting, stinging, suffer,
surge of emotion, swell, swell with emotion, thrill, thrill to,
throb, ting, ting-a-ling, tingle with excitement, tingling, tink,
tinkle, tinkling, tinnitus, tintinnabulate, titillation, toll,
tolling, toss, toss and turn, tremble, tremor,
tremor of excitement, tumble, turn on to, twinge, twist and turn,
twitch, twitter, urtication, wiggle, wince, wriggle, writhe