31/03/2019 3:38:00 Prick up one’s ears Prick up one’s ears
What is Prick up one’s ears?
Prick up one’s ears definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a puncture made by a needle, thorn, or the like.
a sharp point; prickle.
the act of pricking: the prick of a needle.
the state or sensation of being pricked.
a sharp pain caused by or as if by being pricked; twinge.
the pointed end of a prickspur.
- an obnoxious or contemptible person.
Archaic. a goad for oxen.
Obsolete. a small or minute mark, a dot, or a point.
Obsolete. any pointed instrument or weapon.