spiked

adjective \ ˈspīkt , ˈspī-kəd \
|Updated on: 5 Jul 2018

Definition of spiked

1 : having an inflorescence that is a spike
2 : having a sharp projecting point
3 of hair : arranged in stiff tufts

Examples of spiked in a Sentence

  1. a lizard with a spiked tail

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First Known Use of spiked

1601

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of spiked for English Language Learners

  • : having sharp points : formed into points



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