spiky Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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spikyadjective

uk   us   /ˈspaɪ.ki/

spiky adjective (POINTED)

covered with ​spikes or having that ​appearance: a spiky ​cactus spiky ​leaves spiky ​hair

spiky adjective (BAD MOOD)

informal easilyannoyed and not ​polite: a spiky ​teenager
(Definition of spiky from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spiky”
in Arabic شائك…
in Korean 뾰족뾰족한…
in Portuguese cheio de pontas…
in Catalan amb punxes, de punta…
in Japanese くぎが付いた, とげとげした…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尖的, 有尖刺的, 尖细的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尖的, 有尖刺的, 尖細的…
in Italian spinoso, irto…
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