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English definition of “pinprick”

pinprick

noun [C usually plural] (HOLE/PAIN)    /ˈpɪn.prɪk/ US  /ˈpɪn-/
a very small hole in something where a pin or needle has been pushed into it, or a sudden pain where a pin or needle has been pushed into your skin : There was a pinprick on his arm .Holes, hollows and dipsPain and painful
(Definition of pinprick noun (HOLE/PAIN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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