Lace worked by the needle.
A small hard pointed outgrowth of the epidermis of a plant, in contrast to a modified plant organ such as a spine or thorn.
(Botany) A strong, sharp-pointed outgrowth derived from a leaf or leaf part.
(Figuratively) Anything sharp or unpleasant to the feelings.
Any of numerous often weedy plants of several genera of the composite family, including Cirsium, Carduus, and Onopordum, having prickly leaves and floral bracts.
A thing or person that annoys
Something that disturbs one's comfort; an annoyance.
The act or process of imposing or meting out something unpleasant.
(Physiology) The elicitation of a response to a stimulus in a plant or animal organ or tissue, especially in a nerve or muscle.
(Informal) A source of annoyance; a nuisance:
A highly infectious, usually fatal, epidemic disease; a pestilence.
The definition of a spike is a piece of something that is thick and long with a pointed and sharp end, usually made of metal.
(Medicine) A device to immobilize a body part.
Great pain or anguish, physical or mental; suffering; agony
Vexation is something that causes you to be annoyed or distressed.
The experience or feeling of being pierced or punctured by a small, sharp object. [from 13th c.]
An instance of such testing, especially as part of a series of tests or experiments:
(Slang) Any sharp medical device, as a hypodermic needle
A thorn, prickle, or barb.
A small spike; esp., an individual unit of a flower cluster of a grass
Find another word for thorn. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for thorn, like: point, prickle, spine, brier, briar, nettle, bramble, barb, thistle, annoyance and discomfort.