There are 2 translations of prickle in Spanish:

prickle1

Pronunciation: /ˈprɪkəl/

n

  • 1.1 c (thorn) espina (f)
    More example sentences
    • Similar to the color traits, plant prickles were also evaluated for individual organs including stem, leaf, and flower and fruit calyxes.
    • Not everything in the garden is, or should be, lovely - a bit of aggression goes a long way towards introducing drama into the prettiest plot, with spikes, spears, prickles and thorns providing sublime savagery in the flower beds.
    • The thickened lamina and stiffer tissues that make up veins may, therefore, provide increased mechanical support for the leaf prickles of A. spinosa.
    1.2 c (on hedgehog) púa (f)
    More example sentences
    • The distinctive, colourless animal with white prickles, red eyes and pink feet is being treated with antibiotics at the Withington Hedgehog Hospital on Parsonage Road.
    • A. tuberculata is a Mediterranean species, whose shell is covered with tubercles rather than spines or prickles, and which is another kind with a red inhabitant, well known at Naples as fasolare.
    • The epidermis of prickles was found to be highly lignified and covered with a thick cuticle.
    1.3 u (sensation) picor (m)
    More example sentences
    • It's difficult to hear that line without feeling a prickle of excitement.
    • I remember the prickle of excitement on my skin when listening to ‘Dookie’ in science class ten years ago; this very nearly brings it all back.
    • She ignored the small prickle of pain, thinking that Apika would surely have an antidote.

Definition of prickle in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of prickle in Spanish:

prickle2

vi

  • [wool] picar*; [beard] pinchar, picar* (Méx) ; [skin/scalp] picar* a prickling sensation un picor
    More example sentences
    • Nicole's skin prickled with the emotion that she felt radiating from Jadelyn.
    • I'd regained total control of my body, and now tingled all over as my skin prickled into awareness, but I wasn't nearly as cold.
    • A wave of calmness ran through his body and prickled as it reached the ends of his limbs.
    More example sentences
    • On Tuesday we had a barbeque, the sun prickled my skin and the barbeque filled my stomach, the sky was as blue as Colin Bell's shirt and the beer stopped me from cooking along with the sausages.
    • I rubbed the spot where the burr had prickled him, still talking in his ear.
    • He stopped screaming, but fear prickled his skin and raised goosebumps despite the overwhelming heat.

vt

  • his beard prickled my cheek me pinchó or (Méx) me picó la mejilla con la barba

Definition of prickle in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.