AskDefine | Define smarting

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smarting adj : experiencing a burning or stinging pain; "with smarting eyes from the smoke" n : a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore [syn: smart]

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Adjective

  1. Painful, sore.
    My arm is still smarting from where the ball hit it.
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