Definitions For Sting


  • Operation designed to catch a person committing a criminal act
  • A swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
  • A painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
  • A mental pain or distress
  • A kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
  • A quick, sharp pain
  • An injury caused when an insect or animal stings you
  • A complicated and clever plan that is meant to deceive someone especially in order to catch criminals


  • Saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous
  • Deliver a sting to
  • Cause an emotional pain, as if by stinging
  • Cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
  • Cause a stinging pain
  • To hurt (someone) by piercing the skin with a sharp, pointed part that usually contains poison
  • To cause a quick, sharp pain
  • To feel a quick sharp pain

Is Sting 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 Sting is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Sting in a Sentence

  • I got stung by a bee.
  • The jellyfish stung the swimmer.
  • The bees will sting if you bother them.
  • When you get the shot, you'll feel a little sting.
  • His arm was covered with bee stings.
  • They were caught in a drug sting.

Synonyms for Sting

Antonyms for Sting

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