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Definition of "stung" []

  • Past tense and past participle of sting. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stung" in a sentence
  • "But the criticism of not winning a title stung him, as it does LeBron, who couldn't win in Cleveland last season with Shaq as part of his supporting cast."
  • "With Canada's debt-to-GDP ratio heading for a record 72 percent, the moniker stung."
  • "The bull, again stung to fight, charged once more."