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sting·er

 (stĭng′ər)
n.
1. One that stings, especially an insult that stings or wounds emotionally.
2. A stinging organ or part.
3. A sharp blow.
4. See burner.
5. Slang One who participates in or organizes the operation of a sting.
6. A cocktail of crème de menthe and brandy.
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stinger

(ˈstɪŋə)
n
1. a person, plant, animal, etc, that stings or hurts
2. (Zoology) Austral any marine creature that stings its victims, esp the box jellyfish
3. (Brewing) Also: stengah a whisky and soda with crushed ice

Stinger

(ˈstɪŋə)
n
(Fortifications) trademark a device, consisting of a long track of raised spikes, laid across a road by police to puncture the tyres of escaping vehicles
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sting•er

(ˈstɪŋ ər)

n.
1. one that stings.
2. the sting or stinging organ of an insect or other animal.
3. a cocktail of brandy and crème de menthe.
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sting·er

(stĭng′ər)
A sharp stinging organ, such as that of a bee, scorpion, or stingray. Stingers usually inject venom.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stinger - a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy
brandy - distilled from wine or fermented fruit juice
creme de menthe - sweet green or white mint-flavored liqueur
cocktail - a short mixed drink
2.stinger - a remark capable of wounding mentally; "the unkindest cut of all"
contumely, insult, revilement, vilification, abuse - a rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team"
3.Stinger - a portable low altitude surface-to-air missile system using infrared guidance and an impact fuse; fired from the shoulder
heat-seeking missile - a missile with a guidance system that directs it toward targets emitting infrared radiation (as the emissions of a jet engine)
SAM, surface-to-air missile - a guided missile fired from land or shipboard against an airborne target
4.stinger - a sharp organ of offense or defense (as of a wasp or stingray or scorpion) often connected with a poison gland
aculeus - a sharp-pointed process especially a sting of a hymenopterous insect
organ - a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
5.stinger - a sharp stinging blow
blow - a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head"
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Translations

stinger

n
(= cocktail)Stinger m
(US: = insect) → stechendes Insekt
(US inf: = remark) → Stichelei f, → Spitze f
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stinger

n aguijón m
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