A transient wave or variation in potential difference that propagates along a nerve axon
A slender shaft, usually pointed at one end and feathered at the other, for shooting from a bow
Anything that keeps troubling, vexing, or irritating one, like a constantly pricking thorn
Lace worked by the needle.
(Bot.) Any bristlelike fiber or fibers, as on the head of barley, oats, or wheat; beard
Any short, stiff, prickly hair of an animal or plant
The definition of a bur is the rough case on a plant that holds seeds or fruit by hooks or teeth.
(Informal) A quick sharp blow:
A print made from such a block.
The definition of a dart is a small pointed missile with feathers at the rear which is used in target practice, or a quick movement.
(Computers) A collection of data or program records stored as a unit with a single name.
A sharp bend in a stream
Any of various equine mammals, such as the wild Asian species Przewalski's horse or certain extinct forms related ancestrally to the modern horse.
An action or form of speech deliberately intended to be rude.
A sharp projection; a barb.
The process of projecting an image onto a screen or other surface for viewing.
The definition of a ridge is a long, narrow crest of something.
The definition of sarcasm is mocking humor, or the use of irony to make a joke.
An object of mocking contempt, scorn, etc.
A column or obelisk; also, the main, usually cylindrical, part between the ends of a column or pillar
The definition of a snag is something sharp that sticks out or a loop of thread that pokes out of a knitted garment.
(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
The state, quality, or habit of being kind
A slender, whiskerlike feeler extending from the head of certain fish, such as the catfish. It is used for touch and taste.
A chance at odds; something to bet on:
(Countable, basketball) A slam dunk.
(Sports) An act or an instance of digging a ball.
A jeer; taunt; scoff
Find another word for barb. In this page you can discover 32 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for barb, like: spike, arrow, thorn, point, awn, beard, bristle, bur, burr, clip and cut.