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    prick

    prick - Dictionary definition and meaning for word prick

    Definition
    (noun) insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous Definition
    (noun) a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    Synonyms : dent , incision , scratch , slit
    Definition
    (noun) obscene terms for penis
    Synonyms : cock , dick , pecker , peter , putz , shaft , tool
    Definition
    (noun) the act of puncturing with a small point
    Synonyms : pricking
    Example Sentence
    • he gave the balloon a small prick
    Definition
    (verb) make a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn
    Synonyms : prickle
    Example Sentence
    • The nurse pricked my finger to get a small blood sample
    Definition
    (verb) cause a stinging pain
    Synonyms : sting , twinge
    Example Sentence
    • The needle pricked his skin
    Definition
    (verb) raise
    Synonyms : cock up , prick up
    Example Sentence
    • The dog pricked up his ears
    Definition
    (verb) stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick
    Synonyms : goad
    Definition
    (verb) cause a prickling sensation
    Synonyms : prickle
    Definition
    (verb) to cause a sharp emotional pain
    Example Sentence
    • The thought of her unhappiness pricked his conscience
    Definition
    (verb) deliver a sting to
    Synonyms : bite , sting
    Example Sentence
    • A bee stung my arm yesterday
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