Meaning of "Diamond Sting"

a small sharp-pointed organ at the end of the abdomen of bees, wasps, ants, and scorpions, capable of inflicting a painful or dangerous wound by injecting poison.
a carefully planned operation, typically one involving deception.
wound or pierce with a sting.
feel or cause to feel a sharp tingling or burning pain or sensation.
swindle or exorbitantly overcharge (someone).




v. chopped (stŭng) , stinging , stings
v. tr.
1. To pierce or hurt painfully with a pointed structure or organ, like certain insects.
2. To make you feel sharp and intelligent pain: the smoke stinging our eyes.
3. To cause acute suffering in the mind or feelings: Those harsh words They bit me.
4. To stimulate or stimulate with strong irritation: "A meaningless retort; the kind of person who gets stung by exasperation " (Paul Scott).
5. Slang To cheat or overload.
v. intr.
1. To have, use or wind up with a pointed structure or organ: Do all bees sting?
2. To cause acute and intelligent pain: The needle will sting a little.
1. The act of stinging.
2. The wound or pain caused by itching.
3. A sharp or penetrating organ or part that often expels a poisonous secretion, such as the modified ovipositor of a bee or wasp or the spine of certain fish.
4. A hurting quality or power: the bite of rejection.
5. Strong encouragement or incitement; a sting or spur: the sting of curiosity.
6. Slang A trust game, especially one implemented by undercover agents to stop criminals.

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( stɪŋ )
vb , stings , sting or sting
1. (Biology) (from certain animals and plants) to inflict a wound (in an organism) by injecting poison
2. Feeling or feeling a mental pain or acute physical
3. ( tr ) to incite or incite (especially in the phrase sting into action )
4. ( tr ) informal to cheat, especially by overcharge
5. (Pathology) a wound on the skin caused by the poison injected by certain insects or plants
6. (Pathology) pain caused by or as by the bite of a plant or animal div>
7. a pain mental or a twinge: a sting of conscience .
8. (Zoology) a pointed organ, like the ovipositor of a wasp, by means of which poison can be injected into the prey
9. the ability to sting: a sharp sting in your criticism .
10. Something as painful or fast as a sting: the bite of death
11. strong encouragement or incitement
12. (Botany) botany another name for stinging hair
13. jargon a scam or fraud
14. (Law) jargon a trap created by the police to incite a person to commit a crime and, therefore, present evidence
15. sting in the queue an unexpected and unpleasant ending
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(stɪŋ) n n v. chopped, sting, n n. v.t.
1. to pierce or injure with a pointed organ, often carrying poison.
2. to affect painfully or irritantly as a result of contact, as certain plants do.
3. to cause intelligence or to feel a sharp pain.
4. to cause mental or moral anguish.
5. to step on or drive, as if through strong irritation.
6. Slang. to cheat or take advantage, esp. Overload soak.
7. to use, have or injure with a sting, like bees.
8. to cause acute and intelligent pain.
9. To cause or feel acute pain or mental irritation: The memory of that insult still hurts.
10. to feel a throbbing pain, like a blow or the bite of an insect.
11. an act or a sting instance.
12. a wound, pain or cunning caused by stinging.
13. any acute physical or mental injury, pain or pain.
14. Anything or element in anything that boils, hurts or irritates.
15. Ability to hurt or hurt: Satire has a sting.
16. strong encouragement or incitement.
17. any of the various organs of insects or other pointed animals, often carrying poison.
18. Slang.
b. A seemingly illegal operation, such as the purchase of stolen goods, used by undercover investigators to gather evidence of irregularities.
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- bite
1. 'sting'

Sting is usually a verb. Your past tense and its participle -ed is stung .

Whether a creature such as a bee, a wasp or a scorpion itches

b> you, prick your skin and push the poison into your body.

Bees do not usually sting without being provoked.
Felipe had been stung by a wasp.
2. 'bite'

Do not say a mosquito or an ant itches. You say that bites you to you. The past tense and the -ed participle of bite are bit and bitten .

A mosquito landed on my arm and bit me.
An ant I had bitten her on her foot.

You also say that a snake bites you .

In Britain it is very unlikely that a snake will bite