prik n (singular definite prikket, plural indefinite prik)
- prick (the feeling of being pierced or punctured by an object with a fine point, the action of pricking)
- infinitive form of
- sting, prick (sting or bite from a bug, etc.)
- small pointy object, prong
- goad, prod
- (uncountable) fizz, carbonation
- lamprey, fish of the order Petromyzontiformes
- (medicine, informal) injection, jab, shot
The informal diminutive prikkie is in common use in the Netherlands with the specific meaning of "a small amount of money". The regular diminutive prikje is also used to mean this, though perhaps more commonly outside the Netherlands.
See etymology on the main entry.
prik n (genitive singular priks, nominative plural prik)