prickly

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Etimologie

Din prickle + -y.

Pronunție

  • AFI: /ˈprɪkli/


Adjectiv

prickly (comp. pricklier, sup. prickliest)

  1. (bot., zool.) țepos, ghimpos, spinos
    Prickly pear is a cactus, you have to peel it before eating it to remove the spines and the tough skin.
  2. (fig.) irascibil, mânios, supărăcios, iritabil
    He has a prickly personality. He doesn't get along with people because he is easily set off.
  3. (p.ext.) complicat, dificil, greu

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