Synonyms for (noun) sting

Synonyms: flimflam, sting, con, con game, confidence game, confidence trick, hustle, gyp, bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game

Definition: a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

Similar words: rig, swindle, cheat

Definition: the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme

Usage: that book is a fraud


Synonyms: bite, sting, insect bite

Definition: a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin

Similar words: trauma, hurt, injury, harm

Definition: any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.


Synonyms: pang, sting

Definition: a mental pain or distress

Usage: a pang of conscience

Similar words: pain, hurting

Definition: a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder

Usage: the patient developed severe pain and distension


Synonyms: sting, stinging

Definition: a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung

Usage: the sting of death; he felt the stinging of nettles

Similar words: pain, hurting

Definition: a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder

Usage: the patient developed severe pain and distension

Synonyms for (verb) sting

Synonyms: stick, sting

Definition: saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous

Usage: They stuck me with the dinner bill; I was stung with a huge tax bill

Similar words: thrust, force

Definition: impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably

Usage: She forced her diet fads on him


Synonyms: bite, sting, prick

Definition: deliver a sting to

Usage: A bee stung my arm yesterday

Similar words: pierce

Definition: make a hole into

Usage: The needle pierced her flesh


Synonyms: sting

Definition: cause an emotional pain, as if by stinging

Usage: His remark stung her

Similar words: bruise, hurt, injure, offend, wound, spite

Definition: hurt the feelings of

Usage: She hurt me when she did not include me among her guests; This remark really bruised my ego


Synonyms: sting, bite, burn

Definition: cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort

Usage: The sun burned his face

Similar words: hurt, ache, smart

Definition: be the source of pain


Synonyms: prick, twinge, sting

Definition: cause a stinging pain

Usage: The needle pricked his skin

Similar words: ache, hurt, suffer

Definition: feel physical pain

Usage: Were you hurting after the accident?