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prickly

synonym (synonym of prickly)

similar (similar with prickly)

  • having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc. (adj.all)
    (used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns (adj.all)
     
  • very irritable (adj.all)
    having an irritable and unpleasant disposition (adj.all)
     

derivation (.... is derived from prickly)

  • having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc. (adj.all)
    a stiff hair or bristle (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    slender tactile process on the jaws of a fish (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the quality of being covered with prickly thorns or spines (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    seed vessel having hooks or prickles (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenis more.. (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    a small sharp-pointed tip resembling a spike on a stem or leaf (noun.plant)
     
  • very irritable (adj.all)
    a feeling of resentful anger (noun.feeling)
     
synonym similar derivation bristly splenetic waspish barbed armed ill-natured seta barbel bristle bristliness bur burr

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