from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that stings, especially an insult, that stings or wounds mentally.
- n. A stinging organ or part.
- n. A sharp blow.
- n. Slang One who participates in or organizes the operation of a sting.
- n. A cocktail of crème de menthe and brandy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A pointed portion of an insect or arachnid used for attack.
- n. Anything that is used to sting, as a means of attack.
- n. Anything, such as an insult, that stings mentally or psychologically
- n. a cocktail of brandy and crème de menthe
- n. A device used by the British police force consisting of a portable bed of nails to puncture car tires.
- n. A minor neurological injury of the spine characterized by a shooting or stinging pain down one arm, followed by numbness and weakness.
- n. A station identifier on television or radio played between shows.
- n. A scene shown on films or television shows after the credits.
- n. A nonlethal grenade using rubber instead of shrapnel, more commonly called a sting grenade.
- n. A final note played at the end of a military march.
- n. An extension cord.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, stings.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which stings, vexes, or gives acute pain.
- n. An animal or a plant that stings.
- n. The sting of an insect.
- n. A biting or cutting remark.
- n. A smart, telling blow.
- n. An alcoholic drink.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a sharp organ of offense or defense (as of a wasp or stingray or scorpion) often connected with a poison gland
- n. a portable low altitude surface-to-air missile system using infrared guidance and an impact fuse; fired from the shoulder
- n. a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy
- n. a remark capable of wounding mentally
- n. a sharp stinging blow
sting + -er (Wiktionary)