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stinger (n.)

1550s, agent noun from sting (v.). As an animal part, from 1889; earlier in this sense was sting (n.).

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Definitions of stinger from WordNet
1
stinger (n.)
a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy;
stinger (n.)
a remark capable of wounding mentally;
Synonyms: cut
stinger (n.)
a sharp organ of offense or defense (as of a wasp or stingray or scorpion) often connected with a poison gland;
stinger (n.)
a sharp stinging blow;
2
Stinger (n.)
a portable low altitude surface-to-air missile system using infrared guidance and an impact fuse; fired from the shoulder;
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