Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Italian translation of “prickly”

See all translations

prickly

adjective
 
/ˈprɪk·li/ ( comparative pricklier, superlative prickliest)
covered with prickles
spinoso, pungente
a prickly bush
Translations of “prickly”
in Korean 가시로 뒤덮힘…
in Arabic شائك…
in Portuguese espinhoso…
in Catalan espinós, ple de punxes…
in Japanese とげだらけの…
in Chinese (Traditional) 多刺的, 刺痛的, 癢的…
in Russian колючий, раздражительный…
in Turkish dikenli, iğneli, huysuz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 多刺的, 刺痛的, 痒的…
in Polish kolczasty, drażliwy, trudny…
(Definition of prickly from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “prickly” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

justice

fairness in the way people are dealt with

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

flower beard noun

January 19, 2015
a beard adorned with flowers And some of said beard-rockers are even turning it up a notch, painting trend on top of trend with what’s come to be known as ‘the flower beard.’

Read More