Link to this page noun: A long, large-eyed needle found in darning. Northeastern, Upper Northern, & west U.S. See dragonfly. See Local Note at dragonfly. Used except that as an idiom: A needle used for darning. A large needle utilized for darning. A damselfly, or a dragonfly that resembles one. a lengthy needle with a large attention, utilized in darning. slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings being outspread at peace; grownups and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc. a long needle with an eye big enough for hefty darning or embroidery bond View More verb-transitive: Any species of dragon-fly, having a lengthy, cylindrical human anatomy, resembling a needle. These flies tend to be benign and without stings. [within feeling, frequently written with a hyphen.] Known as additionally devil's darning-needle. Related Sources Definition for "darning needle" A long, large-eyed needle found in darning. View More Hypernym for "darning needle" Cross Reference for "darning needle" Same Context for "darning needle"