A persistent or sharply painful feeling of sorrow or remorse. (noun)
A small, sharp, local pain, such as that made by a needle or bee sting. (noun)
A small mark or puncture made by a pointed object. (noun)
A pointed object, such as an ice pick, goad, or thorn. (noun)
A hare's track or footprint. (noun)
Vulgar Slang A penis. (noun)
Vulgar Slang A person regarded as highly unpleasant, especially a male. (noun)
To puncture lightly. (verb-transitive)
To affect with a mental or emotional pang, as of sorrow or remorse: His conscience began to prick him. (verb-transitive)
To impel as if with a spur; urge on. (verb-transitive)
To mark or delineate on a surface by means of small punctures: prick a pattern on a board. (verb-transitive)
To pierce the quick of (a horse's hoof) while shoeing. (verb-transitive)
To transplant (seedlings, for example) before final planting. (verb-transitive)
To cause to stand erect or point upward: The dogs pricked their ears. (verb-transitive)
To pierce or puncture something or cause a pricking feeling. (verb-intransitive)
To feel a pang or twinge from or as if from being pricked. (verb-intransitive)
To spur a horse on. (verb-intransitive)
To ride at a gallop. (verb-intransitive)
To stand erect; point upward: The dog's ears pricked at the noise. (verb-intransitive)
prick off Nautical To measure with dividers on a chart. (phrasal-verb)
prick up (one's) ears To listen with attentive interest. (idiom)
Examples of word prick
I don't think this prick is a true Georgian if he didn't have a gun in his home.
Ms. Bush thinks its OK to use the word "prick" in a email, imagine if a man used the word "pussy."
Bush, who started out as a bookkeeper and was eventually promoted to regional sales manager but claims she was passed over for more senior positions because of her gender, said she later was fired for using the word "prick" in an e-mail.
I thought only football managers engaged in prick-waving?
The word prick-song occurs not only in all the musical books, but in the literature of the time, and in