Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) sting, stinging (a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung) "the sting of death"; "he felt the stinging of nettles"
- S: (n) pang, sting (a mental pain or distress) "a pang of conscience"
- S: (n) sting, bite, insect bite (a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin)
- S: (n) bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, hustle, sting, flimflam (a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property)
- S: (n) sting, sting operation (operation designed to catch a person committing a criminal act) "the police conducted a sting operation"
- S: (v) bite, sting, burn (cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort) "The sun burned his face"
- S: (v) sting, bite, prick (deliver a sting to) "A bee stung my arm yesterday"
- S: (v) stick, sting (saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous) "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill"
- S: (v) prick, sting, twinge (cause a stinging pain) "The needle pricked his skin"
- S: (v) sting (cause an emotional pain, as if by stinging) "His remark stung her"