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Date: 1300-1400
Origin: tinkle


Related topics: Illness and Disability
tin‧gle [intransitive]
1MI if a part of your body tingles, you feel a slight stinging feeling, especially on your skin:
My body tingled all over and I had a terrible headache.
tingling feeling/sensation
Graham felt a tingling sensation in his hand.

tingle with excitement/fear/anticipation etc

to feel excitement, fear etc very strongly:
She tingled with excitement. Soon she would be able to tell Martha everything.
tingle noun [countable]

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