spiky

play
adjective \ˈspī-kē\

Definition of spiky

spikier

spikiest

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

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

spikily

play \-kə-lē\ adverb

spikiness

play \-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of spiky in a sentence

  1. a plant with spiky leaves

  2. He has a spiky personality.

1578

First Known Use of spiky

1578

Variants of spiky

less commonly

spikey


SPIKY Defined for English Language Learners

spiky

play
adjective \ˈspī-kē\

Definition of spiky for English Language Learners

  • : having sharp points : formed into points

  • : tending to become angry or annoyed easily


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