Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: smarting
IPA transcription: [sm'ɑɹtɪŋ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: smart, smarting, smartness
    Meaning: a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
Usage examples
  • Her hands were trembling and her eyes were smarting.
  • Instantly the pain and smarting ceased, and the merchant's son had perfect ease.
  • Milburgh scarcely felt a twinge of pain, only a mild irritating smarting and no more.
  • It was done as the king said, and by-and-by Aben Hassen the Fool lay in the prison, smarting and sore with the whipping he had had.