a tingly, prickly sensation in a limb that is recovering from numbness.
on pins and needles, in a state of nervous anticipation:
The father-to-be was on pins and needles.
noun (functioning as sing) (informal)
a tingling sensation in the fingers, toes, legs, etc, caused by the return of normal blood circulation after its temporary impairment
on pins and needles, in a state of anxious suspense or nervous anticipation
[pin-sher] /ˈpɪn ʃər/ noun 1. one of a group of related dogs including the Doberman pinscher, miniature pinscher, and affenpinscher. n. 1926, from German Pinscher, also Pinsch, probably from English pinch, in reference to its “clipped” ears.
noun 1. leather made of the skin of young seals.
[pin-set-er] /ˈpɪnˌsɛt ər/ noun 1. a mechanical apparatus in a bowling alley that places all of the into position at one time and removes that have been knocked down. 2. .
/ˈpɪnˌsɛnt/ noun 1. Sir Matthew (Clive). born 1970, British oarsman; won four gold medals in rowing events at consecutive Olympic Games (1992, 1996, 2000, 2004)