pinprick(redirected from pinpricking)
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1. A slight puncture made by or as if by a pin.
2. An insignificant wound.
3. A minor annoyance.
tr.v. pin·pricked, pin·prick·ing, pin·pricks
To puncture with or as if with a pin.
1. a slight puncture made by or as if by a pin
2. a small irritation
(tr) to puncture with or as if with a pin
1. any minute puncture made by a pin or the like.
2. a negligible irritation or annoyance.
Past participle: pinpricked