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Synonyms for spiny
ˈspaɪ nispiny

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  1. spinous, spinyadjective

    having spines

    "the dorsal fin is spinous"

    Synonyms:
    bristly, barbellate, acanthoid, thorny, barbed, briery, setaceous, prickly, briary, spinous, acanthous, setose, burred, burry, bristled

    Antonyms:
    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, barbed, setose, waspish, mordacious, pungent, burred, spinous, bristly, barbellate, setaceous, briery, thorny, burry, biting, splenetic, bristled

    Antonyms:
    unarmed

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  1. spinyadjective

    Synonyms:
    thorny, spinose, spinous, briery

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "spiny":

    thorny

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  1. Susie Bartlett:

    We got poked and scratched by spiny branches when crawling through to access the animals.


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