Meaning of STING in English


Sting BrE AmE

(1951–) a British songwriter, singer, and actor who used to sing with the ↑ pop group The Police until they separated, and has worked successfully on his own since then. His songs include Don’t Stand So Close to Me (1981) and If I Ever Lose My Faith in You (1993). He is also known for his work to protect the environment. His real name is Gordon Sumner.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.