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Definition of Pricking


  1. of Prick
  2. The act of piercing or puncturing with a sharp point.
  3. The driving of a nail into a horse's foot so as to produce lameness.
  4. Same as Nicking.
  5. A sensation of being pricked.
  6. The mark or trace left by a hare's foot; a prick; also, the act of tracing a hare by its footmarks.
  7. Dressing one's self for show; prinking.

Pricking Translations

pricking in German is stechenden, stechend
pricking in Italian is lancinante