Sting Meaning and Definition


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Sting meaning

Word: Sting

How to pronounce: stɪŋ

Noun

Definitions:

1. A small sharp-pointed organ at the end of the abdomen of bees, wasps, ants, and scorpions, capable of inflicting a painful or dangerous wound by injecting poison.

Example sentences: "The poor fellow has neither the tusks of the elephant, nor the claws of the lion, nor even the horns or pointed teeth or stings and poison glands."

2. A carefully planned operation, typically one involving deception.

Verb

Definitions:

1. Wound or pierce with a sting.

Example sentences: "He was stung by a jellyfish"

2. Swindle or exorbitantly overcharge (someone)


Synonyms:

bite

smart

biting

prick

pluck

burn

pinch

pain

twinge

tingle

stick

throe

swindle

con

fraud

scam


Derivations:

stinger

stingo

stinginess

stinging

stingy

stingily


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Sting in Other Languages...

Spanish: Picadura

German: Stechen

French: Piqûre

Italian: Sting

Turkish: Sokmak


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