Synonyms for thorn

Synonyms for (noun) thorn

Synonyms: thorn, irritant

Definition: something that causes irritation and annoyance

Usage: he's a thorn in my flesh

Similar words: bother, botheration, pain, pain in the ass, pain in the neck, annoyance, infliction

Definition: something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness

Usage: washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer; a bit of a bother; he's not a friend, he's an infliction

Synonyms: thorn

Definition: a Germanic character of runic origin

Similar words: rune, runic letter

Definition: any character from an ancient Germanic alphabet used in Scandinavia from the 3rd century to the Middle Ages

Usage: each rune had its own magical significance

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

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