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stung

 (stŭng)
v.
Past tense and past participle of sting.

stung

(stʌŋ)
vb
the past tense and past participle of sting
adj
slang Austral drunk; intoxicated

sting

(stɪŋ)

v. stung, sting•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to prick or wound with a sharp-pointed, often venom-bearing organ.
2. to affect painfully or irritatingly as a result of contact, as certain plants do.
3. to cause to smart or to feel a sharp pain.
4. to cause mental or moral anguish.
5. to goad or drive, as by sharp irritation.
6. Slang. to cheat or take advantage of, esp. to overcharge; soak.
v.i.
7. to use, have, or wound with a sting, as bees.
8. to cause a sharp, smarting pain.
9. to cause or feel acute mental pain or irritation: The memory of that insult still stings.
10. to feel a smarting pain, as from a blow or the sting of an insect.
n.
11. an act or an instance of stinging.
12. a wound, pain, or smart caused by stinging.
13. any sharp physical or mental wound, hurt, or pain.
14. anything or an element in anything that wounds, pains, or irritates.
15. capacity to wound or pain: Satire has a sting.
16. a sharp stimulus or incitement.
17. any of various sharp-pointed, often venom-bearing organs of insects or other animals.
18. Slang.
b. an ostensibly illegal operation, as the buying of stolen goods, used by undercover investigators to collect evidence of wrongdoing.
[before 900; Old English stingan, c. Old Norse stinga to pierce]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stung - aroused to impatience or angerstung - aroused to impatience or anger; "made an irritated gesture"; "feeling nettled from the constant teasing"; "peeved about being left out"; "felt really pissed at her snootiness"; "riled no end by his lies"; "roiled by the delay"
displeased - not pleased; experiencing or manifesting displeasure

stung

adjective hurt, wounded, angered, roused, incensed, exasperated, resentful, nettled, goaded, piqued I was stung by her attitude.
Translations

stung

pret & pp de sting
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1 : to prick painfully usually with a sharp or poisonous stinger <A bee stung my hand.