Textual thesaurus for "sting"

(noun) flimflam, con, con game, confidence game, confidence trick, hustle, gyp, bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game

a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

(noun) bite, insect bite

a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin

(noun) pang

a mental pain or distress

a pang of conscience

(noun) stinging

a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung

the sting of death; he felt the stinging of nettles

(verb) stick

saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous

They stuck me with the dinner bill; I was stung with a huge tax bill

(verb) bite, prick

deliver a sting to

A bee stung my arm yesterday

(verb) bite, burn

cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort

The sun burned his face

(verb) prick, twinge

cause a stinging pain

The needle pricked his skin