What does barbed mean?

Definitions for barbed
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barbed, biting, nipping, pungent, mordacious(adj)

    capable of wounding

    "a barbed compliment"; "a biting aphorism"; "pungent satire"

  2. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. barbed(Adjective)

    Having barbs

  2. barbed(Adjective)

    Bearded (also applied to roses).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Barbed

    of Barb

  2. Barbed(adj)

    accoutered with defensive armor; -- said of a horse. See Barded ( which is the proper form.)

  3. Barbed(adj)

    furnished with a barb or barbs; as, a barbed arrow; barbed wire

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How to say barbed in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of barbed in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of barbed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of barbed in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    You saw that barbed wire going up. That barbed wire -- yes sir, we have barbed wire going up. Because you know what ? We're not letting these people invade our country.

  2. Donald Trump:

    We need Democrat votes to have a wall, now, if we don't get it, will I get it done another way ? I might get it done another way. There are other potential ways that I can do it. You saw what we did with the military, with the barbed wire and the fencing, and various other things.

  3. Democratic State Assemblyman Albert Muratsuchi:

    I wanted to do something different and have California lead by example, while our nation's capital is hopelessly divided along party lines and President Trump is putting immigrant families and children in cages, the California Legislature with HR 77 will be issuing an official, bipartisan measure for its own actions taken that led to the incarceration of over 120,000 loyal Americans of Japanese ancestry behind barbed wire.

  4. Agnieszka Sieradzka:

    Some would be surprised that art existed in a place like that, in a place with crematories, but art was especially needed here behind the barbed wire, because the art could save a part of their human dignity, the art was a hope for a better future. The art was escape from the brutal reality of the camp to another, better world.

  5. Zeid Raad al-Hussein:

    The notion of ghost ships drifting on autopilot toward the coasts of Europe in the hopes that coast guards will rescue the people on board and the hideous sight of men and women tearing their flesh on barbed-wire fences in a desperate, and sometimes lethal, attempt to clamber into Europe and find a better, more peaceful life: Such scenes are simply intolerable.

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