prick·ly adjective \ˈpri-k(ə-)lē\
: having many sharp points
: caused or seeming to be caused by something that has many small, sharp points
: causing a prickly feeling on your skin
: full of or covered with prickles; especially : distinguished from related kinds by the presence of prickles
Examples of PRICKLY
- The plant's leaves are prickly.
- <she tried to ignore the feel of the prickly grass against her skin>
First Known Use of PRICKLY
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