Definition of tingly in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtiNGɡ(ə)lē/

adjective (tinglier, tingliest)

Causing or experiencing a slight prickling or stinging sensation: a tingly sense of excitement
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  • What annoyed her most was not the pain but the tingly itchy sensation after the pain when her hair was pulled on.
  • Every now and then I'll move my arm and I'll get this tingly sensation running all the way down it.
  • But on a sadder note, I think my lips have developed antibodies to the tingly sensation.

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Syllabification: tin·gly

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