vb, stung , sting*ing vt : to prick painfully: as a : to pierce or wound with a poisonous or irritating process b : to affect with sharp quick pain vi : to feel or cause a keen burning pain or smart <the injection stung>
, n 1 a : the act of stinging : specif : the thrust of a stinger into the flesh b : a wound or pain caused by or as if by stinging 2 : STINGER .
Similar sounding terms: stan·nic stung
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