kribbeln translation English | German-English dictionary



1       vt   (=kitzeln)   to tickle  
to make itch  
to make tingle
2       vi  
a    (=jucken)   to itch, to tickle  
to prickle, to tingle  
auf der Haut kribbeln      to cause a prickling sensation,   (angenehm)    to make the skin tingle  
es kribbelt mir im Fuß        (lit)   I have pins and needles in my foot  
es kribbelt mir in den Fingern, etw zu tun      inf   I'm itching to do sth  
ein Kribbeln im Bauch haben      to have a feeling of anticipation in one's stomach  
b    aux sein  

kribbeln (und krabbeln)      to scurry or swarm (around)  
es kribbelt von Ameisen      the place is crawling or swarming or teeming with ants  
es kribbelt und krabbelt wie in einem Ameisenhaufen      it's like an ant hill  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
kribbeln exp.
to scurry {or} swarm
kribbeln und krabbeln = to scurry {or} swarm around

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
to have a feeling of anticipation in one's stomach
to cause a prickling sensation ; to make the skin tingle
'kribbeln' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
ein Kribbeln


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