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Polish translation of “prickly”

prickly

adjective     /ˈprɪkli/
SHARP covered with prickles
kolczasty
a prickly bush Sharp and blunt
UNFRIENDLY informal A prickly person or relationship is unfriendly or difficult to deal with.
drażliwy, trudny
Bad-tempered
(Definition of prickly adjective from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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