|1.||[ verb ] make a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn|
"The nurse pricked my finger to get a small blood sample"
|Related terms:||pierce needle incision spine|
|2.||[ noun ] (obscene) insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous|
|Synonyms:||bastard son_of_a_bitch SOB mother_fucker shit motherfucker mother cocksucker dickhead whoreson asshole|
|Related terms:||unpleasant_person obscenity|
|3.||[ verb ] prod or urge as if with a log stick|
|Related terms:||stab prod|
|4.||[ verb ] cause a stinging pain|
"The needle pricked his skin"
|Related terms:||hurt prickle sting twinge stinger|
|5.||[ verb ] of the ears of an animal, for example|
"The dog pricked up his ears"
|6.||[ noun ] the act of puncturing with a small point|
"he gave the balloon a small prick"
|7.||[ verb ] cause a prickling sensation|
|8.||[ verb ] of insects, scorpions, or other animals|
"A bee stung my arm yesterday."
|Related terms:||pierce sting|
|9.||[ verb ] to cause a sharp emotional pain|
"The thought of her unhappiness pricked his conscience"
|10.||[ noun ] a depression scratched or carved into a surface|
|Synonyms:||notch scratch slit dent incision|
|Related terms:||depression score scratch indent incise|
|11.||[ noun ] (anatomy,zoology,sexuality) obscene terms for penis|
|Synonyms:||dick shaft pecker peter tool putz cock|
|Related terms:||penis obscenity|