Synonyms for prickle

Synonyms for (noun) prickle

Synonyms: spikelet, spine, pricker, prickle, thorn, sticker

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

Similar words: aculeus

Definition: a stiff sharp-pointed plant process

Synonyms for (verb) prickle

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: pierce

Definition: make a hole into

Usage: The needle pierced her flesh

Synonyms: tingle, prickle

Definition: cause a stinging or tingling sensation

Similar words: itch

Definition: have or perceive an itch

Usage: I'm itching--the air is so dry!

Synonyms: prick, prickle

Definition: cause a prickling sensation

Similar words: prick, twinge, sting

Definition: cause a stinging pain

Usage: The needle pricked his skin

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