Translation of "prick" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /prɪk/ us /prɪk/

to make a very small hole in something with a sharp object

Prick the potatoes all over before baking.
I pricked my finger on a pin.
noun uk /prɪk/ us /prɪk/

the feeling or act of being pricked

The injection won’t hurt – you’ll just feel a slight prick.

(Translation of “prick” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /prik/

to pierce slightly or stick a sharp point into

pinchar, perforar
She pricked her finger on a pin
He pricked a hole in the paper.
prick (up) one’s ears

(of an animal) to raise the ears in excitement, attention etc

levantar las orejas
The dog pricked up its ears at the sound of the doorbell.

(Translation of “prick” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)