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The synonyms of “Tingle” are: prickle, sting, smart, prick, itch, be itchy, be irritated, have a creeping sensation, have goose pimples, have gooseflesh, have pins and needles, tremble, quiver, quaver, shiver, quake, twitch, wiggle, throb, shudder, pulsate, vibrate, chill, frisson, thrill, prickling, tingling, stinging, smarting, pricking, creeping sensation, goosebumps, goose pimples, pins and needles, tremor, wave, rush, surge, flash, flush, blaze, stab, dart, flutter, vibration
Tingle as a Noun
Definitions of "Tingle" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “tingle” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles.
- An almost pleasurable sensation of fright.
- A somatic sensation as from many tiny stings.
- A slight prickling or stinging sensation.
Synonyms of "Tingle" as a noun (31 Words)
|blaze||Used in various expressions of anger, bewilderment, or surprise as a euphemism for ‘hell.|
Twenty firemen fought the blaze.
|chill||A depressing influence.|
The draughty chill of the castle.
|creeping sensation||Someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric.|
|dart||A small pointed missile with a feather or plastic flight used in the game of darts.|
The classroom was littered with paper darts.
A flash sewn on his sleeve indicated the unit he belonged to.
|flush||The device used for flushing a toilet.|
He is no longer in the first flush of youth.
|flutter||An act of fluttering.|
Her insides were in a flutter.
|frisson||A sudden strong feeling of excitement or fear; a thrill.|
A frisson of surprise shot through him.
|goose pimples||Web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks.|
|goosebumps||A state of the skin caused by cold, fear, or excitement, in which small bumps appear on the surface as the hairs become erect; goose pimples.|
This place gives me goosebumps.
|itch||A contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation.|
He has a bad case of the itch.
|pins and needles||A number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts.|
|pricking||The act of puncturing with a small point.|
|prickling||A somatic sensation as from many tiny stings.|
|quiver||An almost pleasurable sensation of fright.|
She couldn t help the quiver in her voice.
|rush||Physician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813.|
A rush job.
|shiver||An almost pleasurable sensation of fright.|
A look that gave him the shivers.
|shudder||An act of shuddering.|
The elevator rose with a shudder.
The smart of the recent cuts.
|smarting||The fact or sensation of feeling a sharp stinging pain.|
Ammonia can cause smarting of the eyes and breathing difficulties.
|stab||A wound made by stabbing.|
The fuzz guitar riff is replaced by some slinky brass stabs.
|sting||A wound from a sting.|
I recalled the sting of his betrayal.
|stinging||A mental pain or distress.|
He felt the stinging of nettles.
|surge||A sudden marked increase in voltage or current in an electric circuit.|
Sophie felt a surge of anger.
|thrill||A wave or nervous tremor of emotion or sensation.|
The thrills of space travel.
|throb||A strong, regular beat or sound; a steady pulsation.|
The throb of the ship s engines.
|tingling||A somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles.|
|tremble||A reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement.|
There was a slight tremble in his voice.
|tremor||An involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear.|
A tremor of unease.
|vibration||A regular periodic variation in value about a mean.|
Powerful vibrations from an earthquake.
|wave||A shape regarded as resembling a breaking wave.|
A wave of settlers.
Usage Examples of "Tingle" as a noun
- A tingle of anticipation.
Tingle as a Verb
Definitions of "Tingle" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “tingle” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Cause a stinging or tingling sensation.
- Experience or cause to experience a slight prickling or stinging sensation.
Synonyms of "Tingle" as a verb (22 Words)
|be irritated||Represent, as of a character on stage.|
|be itchy||Work in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function.|
|have a creeping sensation||Have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense.|
|have goose pimples||Serve oneself to, or consume regularly.|
|have gooseflesh||Undergo (as of injuries and illnesses.|
|have pins and needles||Serve oneself to, or consume regularly.|
|itch||Scrape or rub as if to relieve itching.|
I itched all over.
|prickle||Cause a tingling sensation in.|
She prickled at the implication that she had led a protected life.
|pulsate||Produce a regular throbbing sensation or sound.|
The city pulsated with music and excitement.
|quake||(of a person) shake or shudder with fear.|
The rumbling vibrations set the whole valley quaking.
|quaver||Sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below.|
His voice quavered with rage.
|quiver||Move with or as if with a regular alternating motion.|
Juliet s lower lip quivered.
|shiver||Tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement.|
The children are shivering turn on the heat.
|shudder||Tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement.|
The building cracked and shuddered.
|smart||(of a wound or part of the body) feel or cause a sharp stinging pain.|
Her legs were scratched and smarting.
|sting||Deliver a sting to.|
A nettle stings if you brush it lightly.
|throb||Pulsate or pound with abnormal force.|
Her heart was throbbing.
|tremble||(of a person or part of the body) shake involuntarily, typically as a result of anxiety, excitement, or frailty.|
Her voice trembled as she described how much she missed him.
|twitch||Use a twitch to subdue a horse.|
His face is twitching.
|vibrate||Sound with resonance.|
The bumblebee vibrated its wings for a few seconds.
|wiggle||Move or cause to move up and down or from side to side with small rapid movements.|
Vi wiggled her toes.
Usage Examples of "Tingle" as a verb
- She was tingling with excitement.
- A standing ovation that tingled your spine.