The definition of a prick is a very small hole made by something sharp.(noun)
An example of a prick is what you'd have in your thumb after accidently stabbing yourself with a needle.
To prick is to use a sharp point to make a small hole.(verb)
An example of prick is for a rose bush thorn to stick into your finger.
See prick in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME prike < OE prica, point, dot, akin to Du prik, MHG pfrecken
See prick in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English prica, puncture.
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