Definitions For Stinging


  • 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


  • (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character


  • 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 Stinging 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 Stinging is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Stinging 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.

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Antonyms for Stinging

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