Synonyms of needle


1. acerate leaf, needle, simple leaf

usage: the leaf of a conifer

2. needle, pointer

usage: a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument

3. needle, implement

usage: a sharp pointed implement (usually steel)

4. phonograph needle, needle, stylus

usage: a stylus that formerly made sound by following a groove in a phonograph record


1. needle, goad, harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke

usage: goad or provoke,as by constant criticism; "He needled her with his sarcastic remarks"

2. needle, prickle, prick

usage: prick with a needle

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Definition and meaning of needle (Dictionary)