1. [ verb ] make a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn
Synonyms: prickle

"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
Synonyms: goad
Related terms: stab prod
4. [ verb ] cause a stinging pain
Synonyms: twinge sting

"The needle pricked his skin"

Related terms: hurt prickle sting twinge stinger
5. [ verb ] of the ears of an animal, for example
Synonyms: prick_up cock_up

"The dog pricked up his ears"

Related terms: rear
6. [ noun ] the act of puncturing with a small point
Synonyms: pricking

"he gave the balloon a small prick"

Related terms: puncture
7. [ verb ] cause a prickling sensation
Synonyms: prickle
Related terms: prickling
8. [ verb ] of insects, scorpions, or other animals
Synonyms: sting bite

"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"

Related terms: arouse
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
Similar spelling:   Prock