Meaning of “pinprick” in the English Dictionary

"pinprick" in British English

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pinpricknoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /ˈpɪn.prɪk/ us /ˈpɪn.prɪk/

pinprick noun [ C usually plural ] (HOLE/PAIN)

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.

(Definition of “pinprick” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)