Sting

What is Sting ?

Sting is (noun) 1. a wound made by an in- sect or plant Bee stings can be very painful. Have you anything for wasp stings? 2. a tiny needle that is part of an insect or plant which injects poison into your skin He pulled out the sting which had lodged in her arm.(verb) 1. to wound with an insect’s or plant’s sting I’ve been stung by a wasp. She walked bare-legged through the wood and got stung by nettles. 2. to give a burning feeling The antiseptic may sting a little at first.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level