Definition of "Sting" :
noun: operation designed to catch a person committing a criminal act
"The police conducted a sting operation."
noun: a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
noun: a painful wound caused by the thrust of an insect's stinger into skin
noun: a mental pain or distress
noun: a kind of pain; something as sudden and painful as being stung
"The sting of death."
verb: saddle with something disagreeable or disadvantageous
verb: deliver a sting to
verb: cause an emotional pain, as if by stinging
verb: cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort
verb: cause a stinging pain