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Stinging Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung; "the sting of death"; "he felt the stinging of nettles"
  • (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"
  • causing or experiencing a painful shivering feeling as from many tiny pricks; "a prickling blush of embarrassment"; "the tingling feeling in a foot that has gone to sleep"; "a stinging nettle"; "the stinging windblown sleet"
  • having a sting or the capacity to sting; "stinging insects"; "stinging nettles"

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung; "the sting of death"; "he felt the stinging of nettles"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Stinging'

  • Stinging plant: A stinging plant or a plant with stinging hairs is a plant with hairs (trichome s) on its leaves or stems that are capable of injecting ...
  • The Stinging Fly: The Stinging Fly is a literary magazine published in Ireland featuring short ... ie/entertainment/books-arts/sting-in-the-tail-for-a-fine- ...
  • Stinging Fork Falls State Natural Area: Stinging Fork Falls State Natural Area, a Tennessee Class II Natural-Scientific ... us/environment/na/natareas/stinging/ State of Tennessee ...

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Stinging Sample Sentences in News

  • Stinging caterpillars cause problem in Florida
    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation says residents likely won’t encounter stinging caterpillars this fall, despite booming populations in southern states. A large population of pus caterpillars in Florida this year has stung locals, leaving a swelling, burning wound. Residents have been calling the Missouri Department of Conservation Read more on this news related to 'Stinging'
  • Pop stinger: SCORPION found in home of Everything But The Girl's Tracey Thorn and Ben Watt
    British pop duo Everything But The Girl were forced to call a zoo for help - after finding a live SCORPION in their home. Guitarist Ben Watt was stunned when he discovered the stinging critter on the floor of his daughter Alfie’s bedroom. Read more on this news related to 'Stinging'
  • New breed of stinging fire ant bugging B.C.
    A shocking new breed of stinging fire ants has been discovered in the Lower Mainland even as scientists struggle to battle the existing species of six-legged European invaders already burrowing in our gardens, parks and fields. Read more on this news related to 'Stinging'

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