Part of speech:
A tuft of hair that is stiffened, as with hair spray or soap, into a point.
(Linguistics) A vowel point.
The definition of a bristle is a stiff hair.
A sharp point projecting backward, as on the stinger of a bee.
A sudden piercing pain.
A smarting sensation, pain or distress
A small needlelike structure, such as a copulatory organ in a nematode.
(--- Nautical) A thole pin.
A cause of such suffering; pain, sorrow, poverty, squalor, etc.
A sudden, brief, darting pain or pang
The wound or pain caused by stinging.
A sharp pain caused by or as if by being pricked
A sudden sharp bodily pain:
Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
A dull, steady pain.
A hypodermic needle.
One that causes sharp pain, irritation, or discomfort:
Anything resembling either of these projections
An immediate reaction to external stimulation of a sense organ; conscious feeling or sense impression
The sense of touch:
Find another word for prickles. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for prickles, like: spikes, points, chills, bristles, barbs, stabs, smarts, spicula, pins, miseries and twinges.