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barb

noun /baːb/
a backward-facing point on an arrowhead, fishing hook etc
lengüeta
The fish become caught on the barb of the hook.
a hurtful remark
alfilerazo, pulla
a cruel barb aimed at her husband.
barbed adjective
incisivo, mordaz
She made a barbed remark about Bill’s new girlfriend
barbed wire noun wire with sharp points at intervals
alambre de espinas
I tore my skirt on that barbed wire ( adjective (etc) with hyphen ) a barbed-wire fence.
(Definition of barb from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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