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spiky

adjective \ˈspī-kē\

Simple Definition of spiky

  • : having sharp points : formed into points

  • : tending to become angry or annoyed easily

Full Definition of spiky

spik·i·erspik·i·est

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characterized by spikes <spiky barbed wire>

  2. 2 :  sharply irritating or acerbic (as in temper or manner)

spik·i·ly play \-kə-lē\ adverb
spik·i·ness play \-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of spiky

  1. a plant with spiky leaves

  2. He has a spiky personality.



1578

First Known Use of spiky

1578

Variants of spiky

also spikey play \ˈspī-kē\

Rhymes with spiky


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