spiky

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adjective \ˈspī-kē\
variants: or less commonly

spikey

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 \ˈspī-kə-lē\ adverb

spikiness

play \ˈspī-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


SPIKY Defined for English Language Learners

spiky

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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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