Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “prickle” en inglés

See all translations

prickle

noun [C] uk   /ˈprɪk.l̩/ us  
one of several thin, sharp points that stick out of a plant or animal: The fruit can be eaten once the prickles have been removed. a feeling as if a lot of little points are sticking into your body: I felt a hot prickle of embarrassment spread across my cheeks.

prickle

verb uk   /ˈprɪk.l̩/ us  
[T] If thin, sharp objects prickle you, they cause slight pain by touching against your skin: She lay on the grass and the stiff dry grass prickled the back of her legs. [I] If part of your body prickles, it feels as if a lot of sharp points are touching it because you are frightened or excited: Turner started to be worried and felt the back of his neck prickle.
(Definition of prickle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de prickle
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “prickle” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

thug

a man who acts violently, especially to commit a crime

Palabra del día

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Aprende más 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Aprende más