Translation of "sting" - English-Italian dictionary


verb uk /stɪŋ/ us /stɪŋ/ past tense and past participle stung

If an insect, plant, etc. stings you, it causes pain by putting poison into your skin.

pungere (di insetto o pianta)
He was stung by a wasp. È stato punto da una vespa.
noun uk /stɪŋ/ us /stɪŋ/

a painful wound that you get when an insect, plant, etc. puts poison into your skin

puntura di insetto
a wasp/bee sting una puntura di vespa/d’ape

(Translation of “sting” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)