Definitions for pricklyˈprɪk li
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bristly, prickly, splenetic, waspish(adj)
"bristly exchanges between the White House and the press"; "he became prickly and spiteful"; "witty and waspish about his colleagues"
barbed, barbellate, briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setose, setaceous, spiny, thorny(adj)
having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
"a horse with a short bristly mane"; "bristly shrubs"; "burred fruits"; "setaceous whiskers"
Covered with sharp points.
Prickly pear is a cactus, you have to peal it before eating it to remove the spines and the tough skin.
He has a prickly personality. He doesn't get along with people because he is easily set off.
full of sharp points or prickles; armed or covered with prickles; as, a prickly shrub
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Translations for prickly
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- espinós, malhumorósCatalan, Valencian
- reizbar, gereizt, Stachel, dornig, stachelig, heikelGerman
- espinudo, peliagudo, difícil, irritable, con espinas, espinoso, malhumoradoSpanish
- irritable, épineuxFrench
- droighneach, deilgneachScottish Gaelic
- pūtiotio, tōtaraMāori
- irritadiço, espinhosoPortuguese
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