• WordNet 3.6
    • adj tingling exciting by touching lightly so as to cause laughter or twitching movements
    • n tingling a somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles
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  • Agnes Repplier
    “It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought.”


In literature:

Tingles of the most wonderful kind ran through him, reached his toes and then ran back the other way, meeting a whole new set going forward.
"Out Like a Light" by Gordon Randall Garrett
In bending over her he got a glimpse, under her corsage, of her white skin, from which emanated a warm odour that made his cheeks tingle.
"Bouvard and Pécuchet" by Gustave Flaubert
Their hides tingled unpleasantly.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
Suspicion flooded him and every hair tingled as he realized that this was the work of man.
"The Yellow Horde" by Hal G. Evarts
The crispness of the morning, the vast expanse of mountain, and the feeling of deep, full life made the "King's" blood tingle.
"The Candidate" by Joseph Alexander Altsheler
I sat dazed, then wearied, while the tingling passed.
"The Reckoning" by Robert W. Chambers
Come, they don't tingle now, do they?
"The Young Castellan" by George Manville Fenn
Their blood tingled with the sensuous aroma of the East.
"The Kangaroo Marines" by R. W. Campbell
The air tingles with Yankee energy and vitality.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
He went home tingling with pleasure, and yet overwhelmed with shame.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
It caught them by the throat and chest, it tingled in ears and noses; there was no menace in it, and no weakness.
"The Dark Tower" by Phyllis Bottome
His touch at all times had a tingling charge of vitality and will.
"The Branding Iron" by Katharine Newlin Burt
As he took it in his hand his nerves tingled as though he had touched the wondrous woman's hand.
"The Light of the Star" by Hamlin Garland
Daoud bellowed and felt the tingling and saw the glow in his leg, and the Soma, the drug created by his spirit, preserved his sanity.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
She tingled from head to foot, and almost with terror.
"Amabel Channice" by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
He felt a tingle of excitement.
"The Electronic Mind Reader" by John Blaine
Every man in our battery tingled with the thrill.
""And they thought we wouldn't fight"" by Floyd Gibbons
He felt a tingling electric shock.
"Astounding Stories, July, 1931" by Various
Now the stuff went tingling through nostrils, lungs and on to his veins.
"Master of the Moondog" by Stanley Mullen
Every fiber of my being tingled with shame and humiliation.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner" by Alexander Irvine

In poetry:

Your magic love is tingling
In every vein of me,
And you and I are mingling
In spite of rolling sea.
"The Liner" by John Le Gay Brereton
On we went through field and hedge,
Loosened bridles jingling;
Long that echo from the ledge
In my ear kept tingling.
"The Postilion" by Nikolaus Lenau
And we leap--as wildness tingles
From the air into our blood--
With a cry thro' golden dingles
Hid in the heart of the wood.
"The Ramble" by Cale Young Rice
All idle hang her listless hands,
They tingle with her shame;
She sees not who beside her stands,
She is so bowed with blame.
"The Woman In The Temple" by George MacDonald
Strange silence tingles in the air;
Through the half-open door a bar
Of light from one low-hanging star
Touches a baby's radiant hair.
"The Christmas Silence" by Margaret Deland
Yet the rippling drew nearer — and then
my own outermost branches began to tingle, almost as if
fire had been lit below them, too close, and their twig-tips
were drying and curling.
Yet I was not afraid, only
deeply alert.
"A Tree Telling Of Orpheus" by Denise Levertov

In news:

Well, you can still feel the tingle of Bracket excitement with Jack's March Baldness.
Any food that can make your tongue tingle has got to be worth a taste.
SHELBYVILLE – Services for Sarah Frances Tingle Whitcomb Stamper , 82, will be 10:30 am Saturday at Hall-Taylor Funeral Home of Shelbyville.
PHILADELPHIA – Services for Lisa Tingle Sullivan will be held Wednesday, at 1 pm, at McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with Rev.
Tingling before the NCAA tournament is the equivalent of tingling before the baseball playoffs.
Tingling at the NCAA regionals is roughly the same as tingling at the NLCS.
Chris Tingle may have made the most unusual transition from high school football to college football in Henry County sports history.
Finally, I felt the tingle.
Tingle hates JP's feet and made him get a pedicure .
Perfecting the slap and tingle of a proper spank.
But then there are just some words and phrases that make your spine tingle everytime you hear them.
Trojan Fire and Ice This baby doesn't just protect, it also treats you and your girl to a variety of warming and tingling sensations.
Fall is generally considered the beginning of the cultural season, but in April and May there's a special tingle in the air in New York City.
Amber Powell is 2011?s Miss Ravalli County Rodeo and First Runner Up is Tayne Tingle.
It starts with tingling, then pain and then a rash.