Synonyms of needle in English:

needle


See definition of needle

noun

1‘the needle on the meter barely moved’

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indicator, pointer, marker, arrow, hand

2‘she lowered the needle on to the record’

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verb

1‘why had she allowed Leo to needle her into telling him?’

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goad, provoke, bait, taunt, pester, harass, prick, prod, sting

irritate, annoy, anger, vex, irk, nettle, pique, exasperate, infuriate, get on someone's nerves, rub up the wrong way, get someone's back up, put someone's back up, ruffle someone's feathers, try someone's patience

aggravate, rile, niggle, get in someone's hair, hassle, get to, bug, miff, peeve, get under someone's skin, get up someone's nose, hack off

British wind up, get at, nark, get across

North American ride

NZ rark

vulgar slang piss off

rare exacerbate, hump, rasp