Significado de “prickle” - en el Diccionario Inglés

prickle en inglés británico

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pricklenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈprɪk.əl/ us /ˈprɪk.əl/

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:

prickleverb

uk /ˈprɪk.əl/ us /ˈprɪk.əl/

[ 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.

(Definición de prickle del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

prickle en inglés americano

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pricklenoun [ C ]

us /ˈprɪk·əl/

a stinging feeling as if made by a sharp point:

A prickle of fear ran up the back of my neck.

A prickle is also a sharp point that sticks out of a plant or animal.

prickle
verb [ I/T ] us /ˈprɪk·əl/

[ T ] She lay on the dry grass, which prickled the back of her legs.

(Definición de prickle del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)