HyperDic: barbed

English > 2 senses of the word barbed:
ADJECTIVEallbarbed, biting, nipping, pungent, mordaciouscapable of wounding
allbarbed, barbellate, briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setose, setaceous, spiny, thornyhaving or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
barbed > pronunciation
Soundsbaa'rbd
Rhymesgarbed
English > barbed: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcapable of wounding.
Example"a barbed compliment"
Synonymsbiting, nipping, pungent, mordacious
BroadersarcasticExpressing or expressive of ridicule that wounds
Spanishmordaz
English > barbed: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc..
Synonymsbarbellate, briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setose, setaceous, spiny, thorny
Broaderarmed(used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns
Spanisherizado, espinoso, punzante
Catalaneriçat, espinós, punxant

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