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

5 senses of stinger

Sense 1
stinger -- (a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy)
       => cocktail -- (a short mixed drink)

Sense 2
stinger, cut -- (a remark capable of wounding mentally; "the unkindest cut of all")
       => abuse, insult, revilement, contumely, vilification -- (a rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team")

Sense 3
Stinger -- (a portable low altitude surface-to-air missile system using infrared guidance and an impact fuse; fired from the shoulder)
       => surface-to-air missile, SAM -- (a guided missile fired from land or shipboard against an airborne target)
       => heat-seeking missile -- (a missile with a guidance system that directs it toward targets emitting infrared radiation (as the emissions of a jet engine))

Sense 4
stinger -- (a sharp organ of offense or defense (as of a wasp or stingray or scorpion) often connected with a poison gland)
       => organ -- (a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function)

Sense 5
stinger -- (a sharp stinging blow)
       => blow -- (a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon; "a blow on the head")

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