DICTIONARY


Definition of STINGING

noun : STINGING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung; "the sting of death"; "he felt the stinging of nettles" ;

verb : STINGING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous; "They stuck me with the dinner bill"; "I was stung with a huge tax bill" ;

  • 5. (

    ) cause an emotional pain, as if by stinging; "His remark stung her" ;

Adjective : STINGING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment" ;


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