prick

phonetic symbol: / prɪ́k / 

prick - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the act of puncturing with a small point
e.g.)
・he gave the balloon a small prick
pricking

[ noun ]
■ obscene terms for penis
cock , dick , pecker , peter , putz , shaft , tool

[ noun ]
■ insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
asshole , bastard , cocksucker , dickhead , mother fucker , motherfucker , shit , sob , son of a bitch , whoreson

[ noun ]
■ a depression scratched or carved into a surface
dent , incision , scratch , slit

[ verb ]
■ stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick
goad

[ verb ]
■ make a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn
e.g.)
・The nurse pricked my finger to get a small blood sample
prickle

[ verb ]
■ deliver a sting to
bite , sting

[ verb ]
■ to cause a sharp emotional pain
e.g.)
・The thought of her unhappiness pricked his conscience

[ verb ]
■ raise
e.g.)
・The dog pricked up his ears
cock up , prick up

[ verb ]
■ cause a prickling sensation
prickle

[ verb ]
■ cause a stinging pain
e.g.)
・The needle pricked his skin
sting , twinge

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