Bee Stinger

word type: poker slang

  1. A vicious, "stinging" loss in a poker hand.

Origin

The term derives from home game poker in Halifax and has been propagated by Haligonian poker players such as Cory Carroll and Owen Crowe, who are often seen to represent the "bee stinger" with a "bzzzz" and/or an arrow ("<-------") in online chat boxes after winning a hand.