Part of speech:
Like a spine in shape; slender.
Thick with thorns
Full of thistles
Shaped like a spike; long and pointed
Covered with prickles; bristling, as a porcupine
The definition of bothersome is someone or something that is annoying or troublesome.
The definition of formidable is something that causes fear and is difficult to overcome.
Having a fine texture:
(Of cloth or similar material) Smooth and flexible; not rough, rugged, or harsh.
(Biol.) Without hair, down, or fuzz; bald
(Informal) Attractive or stylish:
Irritating; vexing; bothersome
(Rare) Liking to take part in controversy; disputatious
Causing irritation or distress; vexatious.
Very evident; emphasized; conspicuous
Having the nature of a problem; hard to solve or deal with
(Informal) Difficult to deal with; troublesome
Characterized by or causing trouble, irritation, difficulty, distress, inconvenience, etc.
The definition of unpleasant is something or someone that causes displeasure or discomfort.
(Law, of an action) Commenced for the purpose of giving trouble, without due cause.
Thick with thorns
Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
Not clear or resonant:
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
So replete with interlocking points and complications as to be painfully irritating
having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
The definition of burry is someone or something that is prickly or full of burs.
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