Prickly synonyms

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(Of a person) Easily offended; oversensitive; ticklish.
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(Botany) Having a covering of fine barbs, quills, spines or thorns
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The definition of bramble refers to a rough and prickly vine or shrub, especially in the rose family.
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Sudden and shrill:
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Like a spine in shape; slender.
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Alternative spelling of briary.
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Covered with prickles; bristling, as a porcupine
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Full of thistles
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Causing little hardship or distress:
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The definition of burry is someone or something that is prickly or full of burs.
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Having bristles; rough with bristles
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Sharp; incisive; to the point, as an epigram
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Having the shape of a spine or thorn
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Spinous.
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Covered in brambles
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Consisting of large particles; not fine in texture:
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Made up of parts intricately involved; hard to untangle, solve, understand, analyze, etc.
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Covered with bristles; bristling.
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The definition of irritable is someone who is cranky, or who has the tendency to be grumpy and get mad easily.
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(Mycology) covered with crystals
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(Informal, of an analogue radio transmission) Noisy, lossy; marred by white noise or static as a result of poor or low signal, interference or unfavourable atmospheric conditions.
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(Comparable, in combination, usually figuratively) Having a certain type of spine (backbone).
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Of a person, difficult to deal with, prickly.
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The definition of troublesome is someone or something that causes problems or that is annoying or difficult.
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Any thorny plant, now especially a wild rose.
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The definition of a burr is the sound of the trilling of the r with the top of the tongue or a rough edge left on metal after drilling.
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The definition of affable is a person who is friendly or easy to talk to.
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Leisurely; unhurried:
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Cheerful; willing:
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Merry; lively.
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Having a fine texture:
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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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Causing irritation or distress; vexatious.
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So replete with interlocking points and complications as to be painfully irritating
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Stinging; cutting
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Like a briar; thorny.
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having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
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having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
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Thickly set with bristles or bristly hairs.
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Having or consisting of bristles; bristly:
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Of, relating to, or suggestive of a wasp.
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Affected or marked by ill humor or irritability.
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