Synonyms of prickle in English:

prickle


See definition of prickle

noun

1‘the cactus is covered with prickles’

SYNONYMS

thorn, needle, barb, spike, point, spine, quill, spur, bristle, prong, tine

technical spicule

2‘Willie felt a cold prickle crawl up his back’

SYNONYMS

tingle, tingling sensation, tingling, prickling sensation, chill, thrill, itching, creeping sensation, gooseflesh, goose pimples, pins and needles

paraesthesia

rare formication


verb

1‘the thought made her prickle with excitement’

SYNONYMS

tingle, itch, have a creeping sensation, have goose pimples, have gooseflesh, have goosebumps, have pins and needles

2‘its tiny spikes prickled his skin’

SYNONYMS

make something tingle, make something smart, make something itch

sting, prick