Meaning & Definition of Thorn in English
1. Something that causes irritation and annoyance
- "He's a thorn in my flesh"
- irritant ,
2. A small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf
- spine ,
- thorn ,
- prickle ,
- pricker ,
- sticker ,
3. A germanic character of runic origin
Examples of using
I have a thorn in my finger.
Like a thorn stuck in your throat.
There is no rose without a thorn.