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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barbed, biting, nipping, pungent, mordaciousadjective

    capable of wounding

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

  2. barbed, barbellate, briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setose, setaceous, spiny, thornyadjective

    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. barbedadjective

    Having barbs

  2. barbedadjective

    Bearded (also applied to roses).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Barbed

    of Barb

  2. Barbedadjective

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

  3. Barbedadjective

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

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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. Hannah Pik-Goslar:

    I was shivering in darkness when I suddenly heard a voice; 'Lies, Lies where are you?' It was Anne, and I ran in the direction of the voice, and then I saw her beyond the barbed wire. She was in rags. I saw her emaciated, sunken face in the darkness. Her eyes were very large. We cried and cried, for now there was only the barbed wire between us, nothing more. And no longer any difference in our fates.

  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. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this sun of York, And all the clouds that loured upon our house In the deep bosom of the ocean buried. Now are our brows bound with victorious wreaths, Our bruised arms hung up for monuments, Our stern alarums changed to merry meetings, Our dreadful marches to delightful measures. Grim-visaged war hath smoothed his wrinkled front And now, instead of mounting barbed steeds To fright the souls of fearful adversaries, He capers nimbly in a lady's chamber To the lascivious pleasing of a lute. But I, that am not shaped for sportive tricks, Nor made to court an amorous looking-glass I, that am rudely stamped, and want love's majesty To strut before a wanton ambling nymph I, that am curtailed of this fair proportion, Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time Into this breathing world, scarce half made up, And that so lamely and unfashionable That dogs bark at me as I halt by them,-- Why, I, in this weak piping time of peace, Have no delight to pass away the time, Unless to spy my shadow in the sun.

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