Thorny synonyms

thôr'nē
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(Informal) Attractive or stylish:
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Like a spine in shape; slender.
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Stinging; cutting
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Bristlelike; prickly
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Thick with thorns
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Having the capacity to sting.
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Full of thistles
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Alternative spelling of briary.
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Shaped like a spike; long and pointed
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Having bristles
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Covered with prickles; bristling, as a porcupine
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The definition of bothersome is someone or something that is annoying or troublesome.
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The definition of formidable is something that causes fear and is difficult to overcome.
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Having a fine texture:
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(Of cloth or similar material) Smooth and flexible; not rough, rugged, or harsh.
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(Biol.) Without hair, down, or fuzz; bald
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Hard, not easy, requiring much effort.
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Irritating; vexing; bothersome
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(Rare) Liking to take part in controversy; disputatious
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Causing irritation or distress; vexatious.
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Very evident; emphasized; conspicuous
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Having the nature of a problem; hard to solve or deal with
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(Not comparable) Having spines, spiny.
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(Informal) Difficult to deal with; troublesome
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Strong-minded; resolute:
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Characterized by or causing trouble, irritation, difficulty, distress, inconvenience, etc.
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The definition of unpleasant is something or someone that causes displeasure or discomfort.
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(Law, of an action) Commenced for the purpose of giving trouble, without due cause.
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Thick with thorns
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Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain:
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Capable of being solved.
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Not clear or resonant:
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Not pointed
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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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So replete with interlocking points and complications as to be painfully irritating
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(Botany) Having a covering of fine barbs, quills, spines or thorns
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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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The definition of burry is someone or something that is prickly or full of burs.
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Thickly set with bristles or bristly hairs.
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Find another word for thorny. In this page you can discover 47 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for thorny, like: sharp, spiny, perplexing, barbed, prickly, bristly, bristled, stinging, thistly, briery and spiky.