Middle English pryk, prik, prikke from Old English prica
- The feeling of being pierced or punctured by an object with a fine point such as a pin or small nail.
- A small pointed object.
- A sharp feeling of remorse. (Acts ii. 37.)
- nautical|obsolete [ca. 1740-1850] Small roll of yarn or tobacco.
- slang|vulgar|especially|_|US A penis.
- US|UK|slang|pejorative A man or boy; usually unpleasant and rude.
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Danish: prik n
Middle English prikken from Old English prician
- To pierce or puncture.
#: John hardly felt the needle prick his arm when the adept nurse drew blood at his physical.
- figurative To urge, to spur, to goad, to incite.
#: My duty pricks me on to utter that. Shakespeare: Two Gentlemen of Verona, ii. 7.
- nautical|obsolete To trace a shipâs course on a chart.
- nautical|obsolete To run a middle seam through the cloth of a sail. (The Universal Dictionary of the English Language, 1896)
- rfv-sense context|zymurgy âThe floor of a malt-kiln is perforated with small holes which get choked during the malting season. A lad is then employed to clear each hole, which operation is called pricking the kiln.â (The Universal Dictionary of the English Language, 1896)
- dot, small spot
#:Sista bokstaven i det svenska alfabetet Ã¤r "Ã¶", det vill sÃ¤ga ett "o" med tvÃ¥ prickar Ã¶ver.
#:The last letter in the Swedish alphabet is "Ã¶", that is, an "o" with two dots over it.
- guy, person; especially about a particularly nice or funny one
#:Det var en riktigt trevlig prick, det dÃ¤r.
#:That was a really nice guy, that.
In the sense of "person", it is mainly used in conjunction with the adjectives rolig (funny) or trevlig (nice).
mitt i prick - right on the spot