Pronunciation of Sting
/stˈɪŋ/, /stˈɪŋ/, /s_t_ˈɪ_ŋ/
Synonyms for sting:
Other synonyms and related words:
snack, bustle, edge, bunco, mulct, adhere, overcharge, fire, beat, flimflam, collation, incisiveness, Bunco Game, cozen, stir, confidence game, wedge, gravel, tweet, bind, ream, incinerate, do in, burn down, perplex, bit, pinch, scam, fraud, squeeze, amaze, inmate, bewilder, bleed, baffle, stay, flurry, gouge, goad, penetrate, sunburn, cut, lodge, nonplus, euchre, con game, DO, sharpness, trim, glow, dumbfound, chouse, convict, burn off, stick, stupefy, insect bite, cauterize, puzzle, twitch, cleave, bilk, hustle, shortchange, rip off, chisel, swindle, thimblerig, seize with teeth, cohere, flummox, raciness, soreness, stinging, cling, get, twinge, surcharge, confidence trick, take, cauterise, chomp, bunko game, victimize, pungency, shoot, gyp, diddle, tingle, bunko, bond, morsel, keenness, fiddle, defraud, combust, vex, fuss, pose, cheat, ado, punch, burn up, prickle, mystify.
Sense 3 (noun)
confidence game (noun)
con game (noun)
bunko, Bunco Game, confidence trick.
smarting, Migraine, suffering, painfulness, infliction, anguish, discomfort, grief, distress, spasm, torture, injury, hurt, stitch, wrench, stab, cramp, ache, burn, pain, headache, sore, bruise, malaise, gripe, torment, throb, wound, affliction, pang, chafing, inflammation, earache, misery, throe, Back Ache, bite, crick, irritation, agony, rack.
prick, pain (verb)
Usage examples for sting:
- That is death's sting! - "Cyrano de Bergerac", Edmond Rostand.
- The recognition of it carried with it an almost intolerable sting, though hitherto- and it was just a fortnight since her wedding- she had not felt it quite so keenly. - "By Right of Purchase", Harold Bindloss.
- But it will hurt you with its sting. - "Adventures of a Young Naturalist", Lucien Biart.