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English noun: stinger

1. stinger (food) a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy


Broader (hypernym)cocktail


Substance holonymbrandy, creme de menthe

2. stinger (communication) a remark capable of wounding mentally


SamplesThe unkindest cut of all.


Synonymscut


Broader (hypernym)abuse, contumely, insult, revilement, vilification

3. Stinger (artifact) a portable low altitude surface-to-air missile system using infrared guidance and an impact fuse; fired from the shoulder


Broader (hypernym)heat-seeking missile, SAM, surface-to-air missile

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


Broader (hypernym)organ


Narrower (hyponym)aculeus

5. stinger (act) a sharp stinging blow


Broader (hypernym)blow









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