Synonyms of prickle


1. spine, thorn, prickle, pricker, sticker, spikelet, aculeus

usage: a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf


1. prickle, prick, prick, sting, twinge

usage: cause a prickling sensation

2. tingle, prickle, itch

usage: cause a stinging or tingling sensation

3. prickle, prick, pierce

usage: make a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn; "The nurse pricked my finger to get a small blood sample"

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