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Translation of "prickly" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

prickly

adjective
 
 
/ˈprɪk.l̩.i/ /-li/
covered with prickles
多刺的;刺痛的;癢的
Chestnuts had burst out of their prickly green husks.
栗子從長滿刺的綠色外殼中脹破出來。
I find this sweater a bit prickly (= it makes the skin sore).
我感覺這件毛衣有點刺癢。
Sharp and blunt
informal unfriendly and slightly rude
易動怒的,易生氣的
She was asked a couple of questions about her private life and got a bit prickly.
有人問了她幾個私生活方面的問題,她有些生氣了。
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 (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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