Translation of "prickle" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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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. 這種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. 我覺得非常尷尬,臉上燙呼呼的。


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. 她躺在草地上,乾硬的草輕輕紮著她的雙腿。

[ 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. 特納開始焦慮不安,感到頸後陣陣刺癢。

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