Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
prick /prik/
  • danh từ
    • sự châm, sự chích, sự chọc; vết châm, vết chích, vết chọc
    • mũi nhọn, cái giùi, cái gai
      • to have got a prick in one's finger: bị một cái gai đâm vào ngón tay
    • sự đau nhói, sự cắn rứt, sự day dứt
      • the pricks of conscience: sự cắn rứt của lương tâm
      • to feel the prick: cảm thấy đau nhói
    • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) gậy thúc (gậy nhọn để thúc bò)
    • uộc khụp cái cặc
    • to kick against the pricks
      • (xem) kick
  • ngoại động từ
    • châm, chích, chọc, cắn, rứt
      • to prick holes in the ground: chọc lỗ trên mặt đất
      • his conscience pricked him: lương tâm cắn rứt hắn
    • đánh dấu (tên ai trên danh sách), chấm dấu trên giấy ((nghĩa rộng)) chọn, chỉ định
      • to be pricked off for duty: được chọn (được chỉ định) làm nhiệm vụ
  • nội động từ
    • châm, chích, chọc
    • phi ngựa
    • (+ up) vểnh lên (tai)
    • to prick in
      • trồng lại, cấy (cây nhỏ, lúa...)
    • to prick off
      • to prick out
        • đánh dấu chấm (hình gì); châm kim vẽ (hình gì)
      • to prick in to prick a (the) bladder (bubble)
        • làm xẹp cái vẻ ta đây quan trọng, làm lộ tính chất rỗng tuếch (của ai), làm lộ rõ tính chất vô giá trị (của cái gì)
Concise Dictionary
+insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
+a depression scratched or carved into a surface
+obscene terms for penis
+the act of puncturing with a small point
+make a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn
+cause a stinging pain
+stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick
+cause a prickling sensation
+to cause a sharp emotional pain
+deliver a sting to

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 puncture, pinhole, pinprick; hole, perforation:
For the blood test, the doctor made a tiny prick in my finger with a needle
2 sting, pinch, twinge, prickle, tingle, pain:
The teacher leapt from her chair the instant she felt the prick of the tack.
3 puncture, pierce, stab, jab, punch, perforate, riddle; lance:
Using a pin, prick tiny holes in the paper to let the steam escape. The doctor pricked a boil on my neck
4 stab, sting, hurt, prickle, pinch, bite, smart:
The hypodermic needle really pricked me when it went in.
Advanced English Dictionary
verb, noun
+ verb
1 [VN] ~ sth (with sth) to make a very small hole in sth with a sharp point: Prick holes in the paper with a pin. + He pricked the balloon and burst it.
2 [VN] ~ sth (on sth) to make a small hole in the skin so that it hurts or bleeds: She pricked her finger on a needle.
3 to make sb feel a slight pain as if they were being pricked: [V] He felt a pricking sensation in his throat. + [VN] Tears pricked her eyes.
Idioms: prick your conscience
your conscience pricks you to make you feel guilty about sth; to feel guilty about sth: Her conscience pricked her as she lied to her sister.
prick (up) your ears
1 (of an animal, especially a horse or dog) to raise the ears
2 (also your ears prick up) (of a person) to listen carefully, especially because you have just heard sth interesting: Her ears pricked up at the sound of his name. + I walked along, ears pricked for the slightest noise.
+ noun
1 (!!!, slang) a PENIS
2 (!!!, slang) an offensive word for a stupid or unpleasant man: Don't be such a prick!
3 an act of making a very small hole in sth with a sharp point: I'm going to give your finger a little prick with this needle.
4 a slight pain caused by a sharp point or sth that feels like a sharp point: You will feel a tiny prick in your arm. + (figurative) He could feel the hot prick of tears in his eyes. + She felt the prick of conscience.

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