Definitions For Needle


  • A sharp pointed implement (usually steel)
  • A slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument
  • A stylus that formerly made sound by following a groove in a phonograph record
  • The leaf of a conifer
  • A small, very thin object that is used in sewing and that has a sharp point at one end and a hole for thread
  • One of the two long, thin sticks that are used in knitting and that are pointed at one end
  • A very thin, pointed steel tube that is pushed through the skin so that something (such as a drug) can be put into your body or so that blood or other fluids can be taken from it


  • Annoy or provoke, as by constant criticism
  • Prick with a needle
  • To criticize and laugh at (someone) in either a friendly or an unkind way

Is Needle a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Needle is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Needle in a Sentence

  • I need a needle and thread to sew the button on your shirt.
  • The needle on the scale points to 9 grams.
  • The compass needle points north.
  • His classmates needled him about his new haircut.
  • We needled him mercilessly for thinking that he had any chance of being the prom date for the school's most popular girl

Synonyms for Needle

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