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General dictionaries General (27 matching dictionaries)
  1. prickly: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. prickly: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. prickly: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. prickly: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. prickly: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. prickly: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Prickly, prickly: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. prickly: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. prickly: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. prickly: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. prickly: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. prickly: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Prickly, prickly: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. prickly: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. prickly: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Prickly: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. prickly: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. prickly: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. prickly: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. prickly: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. prickly: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. prickly: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. prickly: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. prickly: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. prickly: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. prickly: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. prickly: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. prickly: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. prickly: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (prickly)

adjective:  very irritable ("He became prickly and spiteful")
adjective:  having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.

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Phrases that include prickly:   prickly pear cactus, prickly ashes, southern prickly ash, prickly poison, prickly heats, more...

Words similar to prickly:   barbed, barbellate, briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, pricklier, prickliest, prickliness, spiny, splenetic, thorny, waspish, lappaceous, more...

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