stinger

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Stinger \Sting"er\, noun One who, or that which, stings.

Professor E. Forbes states that only a small minority of the medusae of our seas are stingers. --Owen.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

stinger

noun

1: a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy

2: a remark capable of wounding mentally; "the unkindest cut of all" [syn: {stinger}, {cut}]

3: a portable low altitude surface-to-air missile system using infrared guidance and an impact fuse; fired from the shoulder

4: a sharp organ of offense or defense (as of a wasp or stingray or scorpion) often connected with a poison gland

5: a sharp stinging blow


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