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Synonyms for barbed
bɑrbdbarbed

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  1. barbed, biting, nipping, pungent, mordaciousadjective

    capable of wounding

    "a barbed compliment"; "a biting aphorism"; "pungent satire"

    Synonyms:
    briary, nipping, prickly, setose, mordacious, snappy, crisp, pungent, burred, nippy, bristly, barbellate, setaceous, briery, thorny, acrid, burry, biting, bitter, spiny, bristled, frosty

    Antonyms:
    unsarcastic, unarmed

  2. barbed, barbellate, briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setose, setaceous, spiny, thornyadjective

    having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.

    "a horse with a short bristly mane"; "bristly shrubs"; "burred fruits"; "setaceous whiskers"

    Synonyms:
    briary, nipping, prickly, setose, waspish, mordacious, pungent, burred, spinous, bristly, barbellate, setaceous, briery, thorny, burry, biting, splenetic, spiny, bristled

    Antonyms:
    unsarcastic, unarmed

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. barbedadjective

    Synonyms:
    bearded

  2. barbedadjective

    Synonyms:
    clad in armor

PPDB, the paraphrase database3.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "barbed":

    thorny, barbed-wire

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How to use barbed in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    You saw that barbed wire going up. That barbed wire -- yes sir, we have barbed wire going up. Because you know what ? We're not letting these people invade our country.

  2. Greg Hare:

    While we were there we thought we would look around and within five minutes Senior Project Archaeologist Christian Thomas found this massive barbed antler point sticking out of the ice patch.

  3. Hannah Pik-Goslar:

    I was shivering in darkness when I suddenly heard a voice; 'Lies, Lies where are you?' It was Anne, and I ran in the direction of the voice, and then I saw her beyond the barbed wire. She was in rags. I saw her emaciated, sunken face in the darkness. Her eyes were very large. We cried and cried, for now there was only the barbed wire between us, nothing more. And no longer any difference in our fates.

  4. Agnieszka Sieradzka:

    Some would be surprised that art existed in a place like that, in a place with crematories, but art was especially needed here behind the barbed wire, because the art could save a part of their human dignity, the art was a hope for a better future. The art was escape from the brutal reality of the camp to another, better world.

  5. Scott C. Holstad:

    she said i want you to meet him you'll like him really yeah i thought like car crash broken glass rusty razored underwear barbed wire cheer acid fear like walking down normandie naked nightly like tiger claws 'n earthquake falls i'll really relish meeting 'm.

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