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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. irritant, thornnoun

    something that causes irritation and annoyance

    "he's a thorn in my flesh"

    Synonyms:
    sticker, prickle, spine, pricker, spikelet, irritant

  2. spine, thorn, prickle, pricker, sticker, spikeletnoun

    a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf

    Synonyms:
    irritant, sticker, spikelet, stumper, prickle, pricker, bradawl, paster, gummed label, spinal column, spur, back, poser, backbone, acantha, spine, toughie, rachis, dagger, vertebral column

  3. thornnoun

    a Germanic character of runic origin

    Synonyms:
    pricker, sticker, prickle, spine, spikelet, irritant

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. kaate

    a pointed substance

    Submitted by rinat on August 11, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes3.0 / 1 vote

  1. thornnoun

    Synonyms:
    spine, prickle

  2. thornnoun

    Synonyms:
    annoyance, plague, nuisance, infliction, trouble, scourge, torment, bitter pill, curse, gall and wormwood

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote

  1. thornnoun

    Synonyms:
    spine, prickle, brier, torment, plague, infliction

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "thorn":

    spine, spina, splinter

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Thorn":

    MC Thorn

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How to use thorn in a sentence?

  1. Hassan Kamal:

    For better or worse, Khan is likely to be a thorn in the government's side for much time to come.

  2. Read MoreHe:

    The marathon itself is an elevating opportunity for the work that we have been doing for over a decade with Thorn, a chance to show the folks that have been working so hard to make our vision reality, that I'm in it with them and willing to go to the last mile.

  3. Mac Isaac:

    I'm getting a little impatient with expecting the Department of Justice to hold the Bidens accountable, so a couple of weeks ago, we filed a new lawsuit, and we've included Hunter Biden and the campaign to elect Joe Biden in that lawsuit. So, again, I'm hoping to be a thorn in his side until there's some accountability.

  4. Michael Raymond-James:

    He was so much more involved than that. He was a major operative and a huge thorn in the British crown, sons of Liberty.

  5. Persian Proverb:

    He who wants a rose must respect the thorn.


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