Stinging synonyms

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The definition of acrimonious is when someone or something is bitter or harsh in manner or speech, or rubs a person the wrong way.
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(Entomology) Having a stinger; stinging.
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Of or relating to insects and certain other animals that wound the skin with a sting, mouthparts, or fangs.
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Designating or having a sharp, often unpleasant taste; acrid, as quinine or peach stones
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Full of or giving pain:
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To take something from (another) by means of unseemly or deceptive methods.
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So hot as to seem to burn (something).
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Capable of burning, corroding or destroying organic tissue.
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Unpleasant, uncomfortable, or hostile to survival:
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(Historical) The flogging of a paralyzed limb, etc. with nettles for the stimulating effect produced
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The definition of sarcastic is a description of a sneering or ironic remark or someone who makes such remarks.
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The definition of scathing is something or someone severely and harshly critical.
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Sudden and shrill:
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A rash characterized by intensely itching welts, triggered by the release of histamine and caused by an allergic response to any of multiple agents or conditions, including food, drugs, and infections.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Sharp or biting, as in character or expression:
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Acid is defined as something that has a sour taste, or something that has a pH of less than 7 in chemistry.
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(Mineralogy) Containing a high percentage of silica; opposed to basic.
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Sharp and harsh, or bitter and not to the taste; pungent.
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Eating away; having the power of gradually wearing, hanging, or destroying the texture or substance of a body; as the corrosive action of an acid.
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Capable of or designed for incising, shearing, or severing:
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Caustic; sarcastic.
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Having or showing a sharp or critical quality; biting; caustic; sarcastic; keen; severe.
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Penetrating, biting, or caustic:
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Dashing; pelting:
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(Figuratively) Keen; biting; vigorously effective and articulate; severe; as, trenchant wit.
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Eager or quick to argue, fight or start a conflict.
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Of, derived from, or similar to a vitriol
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Designed or used for carrying out a hostile or aggressive attack
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So sharp as to cause mental pain
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Referring to something that has a sharp planar surface
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A thing that urges or stimulates; goad
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To feel a sudden, brief, darting pain or pang
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To have a prickly or stinging sensation; tingle
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(Intransitive) To tolerate, to endure, to stick with.
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To inflict wounds or a wound on.
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To have a prickling or mildly stinging sensation.
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To be the source of such pain, as a wound
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To stick out; protrude
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To create a hole in the skin for the purpose of inserting jewelry
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To have or cause pain
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To irritate; vex.
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To punish or torture by fixing on a stake
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To have or produce a feeling of physical pain or discomfort:
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To tingle
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(Pejorative, sometimes offensive) To cheat or swindle someone of something inappropriately.
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(Slang) To take (drugs) illegally:
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To waste time; dawdle
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To defeat soundly:
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To endure or cope with.
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(Informal) To take advantage of by cheating, sponging, etc.
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To injure or kill.
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Swindle is to use deception, lies or fraudulent is defined as to trick someone or to obtain something that is not yours.
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To swindle; cheat:
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To deceive or cheat.
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To take something from by fraud; swindle:
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(Archaic) To cheat; to defraud; to beguile; to deceive, usually by small arts, or in a pitiful way.
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(Sports) To position oneself closer to a certain area than is normal or expected:
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Bilk is defined as to swindle or get out of paying.
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To cause (someone) to feel impatient or angry; annoy:
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To arouse to passionate feeling or action:
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To refrain from; avoid or resist. Used with can or cannot:
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Cutting into
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(Archaic) Causing hurt feelings; scathing.
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Sharply painful to the feelings; piercing
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That contracts bodily tissue and checks secretions, capillary bleeding, etc.; styptic
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(Colloquial) To scratch or rub so as to relieve an itch.
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Find another word for stinging. In this page you can discover 71 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for stinging, like: acrimonious, aculeate, biting, bitter, painful, mulcting, burning, caustic, harsh, urtication and sarcastic.