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verb [intransitive]     tingle pronunciation in American English
/ˈtɪŋɡ(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theytingle
he/she/ittingles
present participletingling
past tensetingled
past participletingled
  1. 1
    if a part of your body tingles, it stings slightly, for example because it is very cold or very hot

    My body tingled all over and my head ached.

    His skin was tingling from the shower.

  2. 2
    if you tingle with a particular feeling, you feel it very strongly

    I was tingling with fear.

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