Examples of spiky in a Sentence
a plant with spiky leaves
He has a spiky personality.
Recent Examples of spiky from the Web
The rhythms have a spiky, loping quality, evoking a jalopy puttering up a hill then racing down the other side again and again.
The contemporary shows include some some flat-out audacious items, such as Alex Ulichny’s spiky red coat made of Zip Ties and Arnold’s gorgeously gritty blink-of-the eye images.
Also, make sure the cap is secured tightly on the box, a toothpick spill is a very spiky clean-up.
In the first grade, Stone Anderson would get picked up from school by a dad with red spiky hair.
As the sun dips, the sky blazes orange over the supernatural vista of gnarled Joshua trees and spiky cholla cactuses.
Clumps of spiky gray-green leaves look attractive most of the year before dying back in winter.
A tinge of menace emanates from the best ones, their spiky protuberances, wiggly tendrils and starburst-style blossoms evoking sci-fi weaponry and ear-splitting explosions.
The score, expertly performed by music director and keyboardist Matthew Smedal and the seven-person orchestra, traces Frank and Rachel’s deepening emotional involvement, which complicates their often spiky professional arrangement.
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First Known Use of spiky
SPIKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spiky for English Language Learners
: having sharp points : formed into points
: tending to become angry or annoyed easily
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