Found 3 items, similar to prick.
English → Indonesian
mencocok, menusuk, tusukan
English → English
n 1: insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or
irritating or ridiculous [syn: asshole
, mother fucker
son of a bitch
2: a depression scratched or carved into a surface [syn: incision
3: obscene terms for penis [syn: cock
4: the act of puncturing with a small point; “he gave the
balloon a small prick”
v 1: make a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn; “The
nurse pricked my finger to get a small blood sample”
2: cause a stinging pain; “The needle pricked his skin”
3: raise; “The dog pricked up his ears”
[syn: prick up
, cock up
4: prod or urge as if with a log stick [syn: goad
5: cause a prickling sensation [syn: prickle
6: to cause a sharp emotional pain; “The thought of her
unhappiness pricked his conscience”
7: deliver a sting to; “A bee stung my arm yesterday”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pricked
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [AS. prician; akin to LG. pricken, D. prikken,
Dan. prikke, Sw. pricka. See Prick
, n., and cf. Prink
1. To pierce slightly with a sharp-pointed instrument or
substance; to make a puncture in, or to make by
puncturing; to drive a fine point into; as, to prick one
with a pin, needle, etc.; to prick a card; to prick holes
2. To fix by the point; to attach or hang by puncturing; as,
to prick a knife into a board. --Sir I. Newton.
The cooks prick it [a slice] on a prong of iron.
3. To mark or denote by a puncture; to designate by pricking;
to choose; to mark; -- sometimes with off.
Some who are pricked for sheriffs. --Bacon.
Let the soldiers for duty be carefully pricked off.
Those many, then, shall die: their names are
4. To mark the outline of by puncturing; to trace or form by
pricking; to mark by punctured dots; as, to prick a
pattern for embroidery; to prick the notes of a musical
5. To ride or guide with spurs; to spur; to goad; to incite;
to urge on; -- sometimes with on, or off.
Who pricketh his blind horse over the fallows.
The season pricketh every gentle heart. --Chaucer.
My duty pricks me on to utter that. --Shak.
6. To affect with sharp pain; to sting, as with remorse. “I
was pricked with some reproof.”
Now when they heard this, they were pricked in their
heart. --Acts ii. 37.
7. To make sharp; to erect into a point; to raise, as
something pointed; -- said especially of the ears of an
animal, as a horse or dog; and usually followed by up; --
hence, to prick up the ears, to listen sharply; to have
the attention and interest strongly engaged. “The courser
. . . pricks up his ears.”
8. To render acid or pungent. [Obs.] --Hudibras.
9. To dress; to prink; -- usually with up. [Obs.]
(a) To run a middle seam through, as the cloth of a sail.
(b) To trace on a chart, as a ship's course.
(a) To drive a nail into (a horse's foot), so as to cause
(b) To nick.
, n. [AS. prica, pricca, pricu; akin to LG. prick,
pricke, D. prik, Dan. prik, prikke, Sw. prick. Cf. Prick
1. That which pricks, penetrates, or punctures; a sharp and
slender thing; a pointed instrument; a goad; a spur, etc.;
a point; a skewer.
Pins, wooden pricks, nails, sprigs of rosemary.
It is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.
--Acts ix. 5.
2. The act of pricking, or the sensation of being pricked; a
sharp, stinging pain; figuratively, remorse. “The pricks
3. A mark made by a pointed instrument; a puncture; a point.
(a) A point or mark on the dial, noting the hour. [Obs.]
“The prick of noon.”
(b) The point on a target at which an archer aims; the
mark; the pin. “They that shooten nearest the
(c) A mark denoting degree; degree; pitch. [Obs.] “To
prick of highest praise forth to advance.”
(d) A mathematical point; -- regularly used in old English
translations of Euclid.
(e) The footprint of a hare. [Obs.]
4. (Naut.) A small roll; as, a prick of spun yarn; a prick of
, v. i.
1. To be punctured; to suffer or feel a sharp pain, as by
puncture; as, a sore finger pricks.
2. To spur onward; to ride on horseback. --Milton.
A gentle knight was pricking on the plain.
3. To become sharp or acid; to turn sour, as wine.
4. To aim at a point or mark. --Hawkins.