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prickly

adjective     /ˈprɪk.l̩.i/ /-li/
covered with prickles 多刺的;刺痛的;痒的 Chestnuts had burst out of their prickly green husks. 栗子从长满刺的绿色外壳中胀破出来。 I find this sweater a bit prickly (= it makes the skin sore). 我感觉这件毛衣有点刺痒。 Sharp and blunt
informal unfriendly and slightly rude 易动怒的,易生气的 She was asked a couple of questions about her private life and got a bit prickly. 有人问了她几个私生活方面的问题,她有些生气了。 Not being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourRude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
(Definition of prickly from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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