Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT Simple English to Chinese dictionary

Auto complete input: off | on

99 results on this page.

English Definition Add a new word to the dictionary Traditional
to provoke / to irritate / to upset / to stimulate / to excite / irritant
assassin / murderer
to embroider / embroidery
thrilling / exciting / stimulating / irritating / provocative / pungent / spicy
pimple / comedo / blackhead / acne
piercing / cutting / bone-chilling / penetrating (cold)
  *刺* | 刺* | *刺
(onom.) whoosh
  *刺* | 刺* | *刺
thorn / sting / thrust / to prick / to pierce / to stab / to assassinate / to murder
to stab
to hit with a piercing blow
to puncture / to pierce
spur / bony outgrowth
provincial governor (old)
to sprint / to spurt / to dash / big effort
to stab / to attack with knife
gaudy / glaring / unpleasant to the eyes
venomous sting
barb / barbed tip (e.g. of fishhook)
to satirize / to mock / irony / satire / sarcasm
hidden barbs in one's words / hostile subtext
to skewer / to impale / to pierce through
to stab to death
to prick with a needle / to treat by acupuncture
medical puncture to extract bodily fluid (a tap) / body piercing / puncture
biting words / stinging words
an awkward person / a difficult person to deal with
to pick out the bones in a fish
stab of pain / sting / fig. stimulus to action / a prick
to assail the nostrils / acrid / pungent
to tattoo
splash (of a fish)
spur (on riding boots)
thorny / (fig.) barbed / sarcastic
bone chilling wind (idiom)
horse spur
to carp / nitpicking / petty criticism
acne / spots
lancing pain
amniocentesis (used in Taiwan)
Chinese juniper
a thorn in one's eye / fig. a thorn in one's flesh
barbed wire
irritant agent
bayonet practice in pairs
to stab / to hack
to dazzle / to offend the eyes / dazzling / harsh (light) / crude (colors) / unsightly
to stab from hiding
to assassinate / (military) to fight with a bayonet / (baseball) to put out (a baserunner)
to puncture / to pierce
a thorn in one's flesh
visiting card / name card
talk nicely and avoid disputes / give compliments and not remarks
feeling brambles and thorns in one's back (idiom) / uneasy and nervous / to be on pins and needles
erhua variant of 挑毛剔刺
to ridicule / to mock
to be attacked by an assassin
barb / whiskers
Cnidaria (animal phylum including jellyfish and sessile polyps)
false acacia / Robinia pseudoacacia
to pry into / to spy on / to probe into
sea holly (Eryngium maritimum)
to assassinate / to commit a murder
variant of 刺激, to irritate / stimulus
to study assiduously and tirelessly (idiom) / see also 頭懸梁錐刺股|头悬梁锥刺股
bayonet charge
Acanthorhodeus tonkinensis Vaillant (small carp)
  *刾* | 刾* | *刾
old variant of
a thorn / fig. to ridicule sb / fig. sth wrong
bayonet charge
cnidocyte / nettle cell of medusa
to tattoo
Cnidaria (animal phylum including jellyfish and sessile polyps)
to talk incessantly / to chatter on and on
prickly amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus)
nematocyst / capsule of nettle cells of medusa or anemone
Indian coral tree / sunshine tree / tiger's claw / Erythrina variegata (botany)
king trumpet mushroom (Pleurotus eryngii)
manyprickle (Acanthopanax senticosus), root used in TCM
acupuncture anesthesia
lit. with his head attached to a beam and stabbing his thigh with an awl (idiom) / fig. to study assiduously and tirelessly
cnidocyte / nettle cell of medusa or anemone
to plot to assassinate
to find fault
pins and needles (in muscle) / paresthesia
Acanthorhodeus chankaensis (small carp)
lung irritant
growth hormone
to find fault / to carp / nitpicking

Tip: The character dictionary has hand writing instructions for many Chinese characters, a brush icon is shown in front of the character when these instructions are available, try clicking it.
© 2017 MDBG Made in Holland
Automated or scripted access is prohibited
Privacy and cookies