HyperDic: prickle

English > 4 senses of the word prickle:
NOUNplantprickle, spine, thorn, pricker, sticker, spikeleta small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
VERBperceptionprickle, prickcause a prickling sensation
perceptionprickle, tinglecause a stinging or tingling sensation
contactprickle, prickmake a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn
English > prickle: 4 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningA small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf.
Synonymsspine, thorn, pricker, sticker, spikelet
Narrowerglochidium, glochidA barbed spine or bristle (often tufted on cacti)
BroaderaculeusA stiff sharp-pointed plant process
Spanishaguijón, espina
Catalanespina
Adjectivespricklyhaving or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
English > prickle: 4 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningCause a prickling sensation.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody's (body part) ----s
Synonymprick
Broaderprick, sting, twingeCause a stinging pain
Spanishpinchar
Catalanpunxar-se
Nounspricklinga somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles
English > prickle: 4 senses > verb 2, perception
MeaningCause a stinging or tingling sensation.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody's (body part) ----s
Synonymtingle
BroaderitchHave or perceive an itch
Spanishzumbar
Catalanbonir, brunzir
Nounspricklinga somatic sensation as from many tiny prickles
English > prickle: 4 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningmake a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymprick
Entailed bytattoostain (skin) with indelible color
Narrowerneedleprick with a needle
Broaderpiercemake a hole into
Spanishpicar, punchar, punzar
Catalanpicar, punxar-se, punxar, punyir

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