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noun [countable] sting pronunciation in British English /stɪŋ/
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singularsting
pluralstings

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  1. 1
    the pain that you feel when an insect, animal, or plant stings you, or the mark on your body where this happens
    He had a nasty wasp sting on his leg.
    How do you treat bee stings?
  2. 2
    a sudden pain or uncomfortable feeling
    She felt the sting of tears in her eyes.
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