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Prickly synonyms

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Controversial, problematic, or vexatious:
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  1. Controversial, problematic, or vexatious:
  2. Having thorns or spines
  3. Full of controversial points; difficult; contentious
Characterized by the use of a pointed crown, as in Gothic architecture:
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  1. Characterized by the use of a pointed crown, as in Gothic architecture:
  2. Sharp; cutting:
  3. (Comparable) Sharp, barbed; not dull.
Full of difficulties; troublesome; thorny
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  1. Full of difficulties; troublesome; thorny
  2. Covered with or having spines, thorns, or prickles
  3. Bearing or covered with spines, thorns, or similar stiff projections.
Alternative spelling of briary.
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  1. Alternative spelling of briary.
Bearing or covered with spines or bristles; prickly.
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  1. Bearing or covered with spines or bristles; prickly.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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  1. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  2. Stiff and sharp; prickly.
  3. Prickly.
Full of difficulties; troublesome; thorny
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  1. Full of difficulties; troublesome; thorny
  2. Covered with or having spines, thorns, or prickles
  3. Bearing or covered with spines, thorns, or similar stiff projections.
Like a thistle or thistles; prickly
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  1. Like a thistle or thistles; prickly
  2. Full of thistles
  3. Covered in thistles.
Controversial, problematic, or vexatious:
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  1. Controversial, problematic, or vexatious:
  2. Having thorns or spines
  3. Spiny or prickly.
That nettles, or annoys
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  1. That nettles, or annoys
  2. Causing irritation or distress; vexatious.
Full of difficulties; troublesome; thorny
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  1. Full of difficulties; troublesome; thorny
  2. Covered with or having spines, thorns, or prickles
  3. Bearing or covered with spines, thorns, or similar stiff projections.
Controversial, problematic, or vexatious:
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  1. Controversial, problematic, or vexatious:
  2. Having thorns or spines
  3. Spiny or prickly.
Find another word for prickly. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for prickly, like: thorny, pointed, spiny, sharp, briery, echinate, pricky, spiny, thistly, thorny and nettlesome.