Synonyms of needle in English:

needle

noun

  • 1 the needle on the meter barely moved
    indicator, pointer, marker, arrow, hand
  • 2 she lowered the needle on to the record
    stylus
  • verb

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  • informal why had she allowed Leo to needle her into telling him?
    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/put someone's back up, ruffle someone's feathers, try someone's patience
    British informal wind up, get at, nark, get across
    North American informal ride
    vulgar slang piss off
    rare exacerbate, hump, rasp
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