Examples of stinger in a Sentence
the stinger of a bee
in the eighth round he delivered a stinger that knocked his opponent flat
Recent Examples of stinger from the Web
In the midst of the Tigers’ 35-26 win, the team lost starting safety John Battle, who suffered a stinger and did not return to the game.
Jones will miss three weeks with a stinger to his C7 vertebra, the Dallas Morning News first reported.
The arachnid, which carries a venomous stinger, was found before passengers boarded the plane.
Others depicted Oxitec’s Aedes as a red-eyed cartoon, a tongue protruding rabidly as blood dripped from its straw-like stinger.
These powerful water signs are symbolized by the scorpion, a shadow-dwelling creature infamous for its poisonous stinger.
Kalil, who has had previous issues with stingers, has yet to practice this week.
Initially described as a stinger, the injury has caused numbness in his hand.
Defensive end Michael Johnson missed last week with a concussion/stinger and is listed as questionable.
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First Known Use of stinger
Synonymsbang, bash, bat, beat, belt, biff, bop, box, buffet, bust, chop, clap, clip, clout, crack, cuff, dab, douse [British], fillip, hack, haymaker, hit, hook, knock, larrup [dialect], lash, lick, pelt, pick, plump, poke, pound, punch, rap, slam, slap, slug, smack, smash, sock, spank, 1blow, stripe, stroke, swat, swipe, switch, thud, thump, thwack, wallop, welt, whack, wham, whop (also whap)
Related Wordscounter, counterblow, counterpunch, counterstroke; body blow, hand, kick, knee, left, one-two, rabbit punch, right, right-hander, roundhouse, shiver, sidewinder, sucker punch, swing, uppercut; cruncher, kayo, knockdown, knockout, KO; bastinado (or bastinade), battering, beating, bludgeoning, clobbering, cudgeling (or cudgelling), drubbing, hammering, lambasting, licking, pasting, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; flogging, walloping, whip, whipping
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