Translation of "prickle" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈprɪk.l̩/

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. 这种水果只要去掉刺就可以吃了。

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. 我觉得非常尴尬,脸上热辣辣的。

(Translation of “prickle noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)