Synonyms for needle

Synonyms for (noun) needle

Synonyms: needle

Definition: a sharp pointed implement (usually steel)

Similar words: implement

Definition: instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end


Synonyms: needle

Definition: a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument

Similar words: pointer

Definition: an indicator as on a dial


Synonyms: phonograph needle, needle

Definition: a stylus that formerly made sound by following a groove in a phonograph record

Similar words: stylus

Definition: a sharp pointed device attached to the cartridge of a record player


Synonyms: acerate leaf, needle

Definition: the leaf of a conifer

Similar words: simple leaf

Definition: a leaf that is not divided into parts

Synonyms for (verb) needle

Synonyms: goad, needle

Definition: goad or provoke,as by constant criticism

Usage: He needled her with his sarcastic remarks

Similar words: plague, provoke, molest, harass, harry, hassle, chevvy, chevy, chivvy, chivy, beset

Definition: annoy continually or chronically

Usage: He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked; This man harasses his female co-workers


Synonyms: needle

Definition: prick with a needle

Similar words: prick, prickle

Definition: make a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn

Usage: The nurse pricked my finger to get a small blood sample