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sting·er / ˈstingər/ • n. 1. an insect or animal that stings, such as a bee or jellyfish. ∎  the part of an insect or animal that holds a sting. ∎ inf. a painful blow: he suffered a stinger on his right shoulder. 2. a cocktail including crème de menthe and brandy. 3. (Stinger) a heat-seeking ground-to-air missile that is launched from the shoulder.

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