TINGLE: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for TINGLE?

Need another word that means the same as “tingle”? Find 53 synonyms for “tingle” in this overview.

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)

blazeUsed in various expressions of anger, bewilderment, or surprise as a euphemism for ‘hell.
Twenty firemen fought the blaze.
chillA depressing influence.
The draughty chill of the castle.
creeping sensationSomeone unpleasantly strange or eccentric.
dartA small pointed missile with a feather or plastic flight used in the game of darts.
The classroom was littered with paper darts.
flashA newsflash.
A flash sewn on his sleeve indicated the unit he belonged to.
flushThe device used for flushing a toilet.
He is no longer in the first flush of youth.
flutterAn act of fluttering.
Her insides were in a flutter.
frissonA sudden strong feeling of excitement or fear; a thrill.
A frisson of surprise shot through him.
goose pimplesWeb-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks.
goosebumpsA 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.
itchA 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 needlesA number you choose and use to gain access to various accounts.
prickingThe act of puncturing with a small point.
pricklingA somatic sensation as from many tiny stings.
quiverAn almost pleasurable sensation of fright.
She couldn t help the quiver in her voice.
rushPhysician and American Revolutionary leader; signer of the Declaration of Independence (1745-1813.
A rush job.
shiverAn almost pleasurable sensation of fright.
A look that gave him the shivers.
shudderAn act of shuddering.
The elevator rose with a shudder.
smartIntelligence; acumen.
The smart of the recent cuts.
smartingThe fact or sensation of feeling a sharp stinging pain.
Ammonia can cause smarting of the eyes and breathing difficulties.
stabA wound made by stabbing.
The fuzz guitar riff is replaced by some slinky brass stabs.
stingA wound from a sting.
I recalled the sting of his betrayal.
stingingA mental pain or distress.
He felt the stinging of nettles.
surgeA sudden marked increase in voltage or current in an electric circuit.
Sophie felt a surge of anger.
thrillA wave or nervous tremor of emotion or sensation.
The thrills of space travel.
throbA strong, regular beat or sound; a steady pulsation.
The throb of the ship s engines.
tinglingA somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles.
trembleA reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement.
There was a slight tremble in his voice.
tremorAn involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear.
A tremor of unease.
vibrationA regular periodic variation in value about a mean.
Powerful vibrations from an earthquake.
waveA 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 irritatedRepresent, as of a character on stage.
be itchyWork in a specific place, with a specific subject, or in a specific function.
have a creeping sensationHave or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense.
have goose pimplesServe oneself to, or consume regularly.
have goosefleshUndergo (as of injuries and illnesses.
have pins and needlesServe oneself to, or consume regularly.
itchScrape or rub as if to relieve itching.
I itched all over.
prickleCause a tingling sensation in.
She prickled at the implication that she had led a protected life.
pulsateProduce 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.
quaverSing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below.
His voice quavered with rage.
quiverMove with or as if with a regular alternating motion.
Juliet s lower lip quivered.
shiverTremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement.
The children are shivering turn on the heat.
shudderTremble 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.
stingDeliver a sting to.
A nettle stings if you brush it lightly.
throbPulsate 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.
twitchUse a twitch to subdue a horse.
His face is twitching.
vibrateSound with resonance.
The bumblebee vibrated its wings for a few seconds.
wiggleMove 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.

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