Definition of spine-tingling in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈspīn ˌtiNGɡ(ə)liNG/


Thrilling or pleasurably frightening: a spine-tingling adventure
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  • Extreme jobs are a problem when they're staffed by workers who aren't necessarily stoked by the spine-tingling thrill of a shift in interest rates, or jazzed by the chance to restructure a call center in Omaha.
  • When Strauss is firing on all cylinders, as here, the result can be an unashamedly thrilling and spine-tingling experience.
  • OCTOPUSHY, a spine-tingling adventure story, is guaranteed to keep kiddies on the edge of their seats.

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Syllabification: spine-tin·gling

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