Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sewing_needle

2 senses of sewing needle

Sense 1
sewing needle -- (a needle used in sewing to pull thread through cloth)
       => needle -- (a sharp pointed implement (usually steel))

Sense 2
dragonfly, darning needle, devil's darning needle, sewing needle, snake feeder, snake doctor, mosquito hawk, skeeter hawk -- (slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc.)
       => odonate -- (large primitive predatory aquatic insect having two pairs of membranous wings)

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