Meaning of “prick” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /prɪk/

to make a very small hole in something with a sharp object:

Prick the potatoes all over before baking.
I pricked my finger on a pin.
prick noun [ C ]

The injection won't hurt - you'll just feel a slight prick.

(Definition of “prick” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)