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Synonyms and Antonyms of barb

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barb

synonym (synonym of barb)

  • (noun.communication)
    an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect (noun.communication)
     

hypernym (barb IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove (noun.artifact)
    sharp end (noun.artifact)
     
  • an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect (noun.communication)
    a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information (noun.communication)
     
  • one of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather (noun.animal)
    a very slender natural or synthetic fiber (noun.substance)
     
  • provide with barbs (verb.contact)
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation (verb.change)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF barb relation)

  • a subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove (noun.artifact)
    a barb on a harpoon or arrow (noun.artifact)
     
  • an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect (noun.communication)
    an unnecessarily aggressive and unfair remark directed at a defenseless person (noun.communication)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • a subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove (noun.artifact)
    the pointed head or striking tip of an arrow (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon (noun.artifact)
     
  • one of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather (noun.animal)
    the flattened weblike part of a feather consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft (noun.animal)
     
  • the pointed part of barbed wire (noun.artifact)
    strong wire with barbs at regular intervals used to prevent passage (noun.artifact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from barb)

  • an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect (noun.communication)
    laugh at with contempt and derision (verb.communication)
     
  • the pointed part of barbed wire (noun.artifact)
    provide with barbs (verb.contact)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part meronym derivation dig gibe jibe shaft shot slam fibril filament strand point comment input fluke cheap shot vane web arrowhead hook lance shaft barrack flout gibe

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