AskDefine | Define tingling

Dictionary Definition

tingling adj
1 exciting by touching lightly so as to cause laughter or twitching movements [syn: tickling, titillating]
2 causing or experiencing a painful shivering feeling as from many tiny pricks; "a prickling blush of embarrassment"; "the tingling feeling in a foot that has gone to sleep"; "a stinging nettle"; "the stinging windblown sleet" [syn: prickling, stinging] n : a prickling somatic sensation as from many tiny pricks [syn: prickling, tingle]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. A tingling sensation; pins and needles.


a tingling sensation


  1. present participle of tingle

Extensive Definition

Tingling or Tili was an tribe union west of China before 300 BC. After c.300BC they were called tieloe or kauko. The avars was the tieloe tribe union most west members.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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