pins and needles definition

  • noun-plural:
    • A tingling feeling believed in a part of the body numbed from insufficient blood flow.
  • idiom:
    • on pins and needles In a state of tense anticipation.
  • noun:
    • A tingling or prickling feeling, believed in a limb when a lack of blood supply is relieved as well as in various other situations.
    • a sharp tingling feeling from lack of circulation

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