from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having one or more projecting sharp points.
- adj. Grouchy or cross in temperament.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having spikes, spiny.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Like a spike; spikelike.
- adj. Having a sharp point, or sharp points; furnished or armed with spikes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the shape of a spike; having a sharp point or points; spike-like.
- Set with spikes; covered with spikes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having or as if having especially high-pitched spots
Note teasing of bangs at crown: lower part of the bang is brushed down across forehead; upper part is brushed upward in spiky faux pompadour.
“A surface coated in spiky polymer molecules destroys the flu virus at a touch,” Scientific American reported last month.
The problem with renewables is that most renewable types of generation are "spiky" - they are intermittent; they come at night.
I had to think what you were referring to as the spiky pup, Pineapple Princess?
Colleagues recalled her spiky wit and den-mother affection for fellow writers.
They say you're not a real person; they say you're a witch; they call us names, "said Runeyi, who wears her hair in short, spiky braids.
Dypsis dracaenoides, which resembles another plant known as the spiky dragon tree.
Harvey's music started out as a kind of spiky, post-Beefheart blues, but this song finds her taking firm root in the English folk tradition.
And for the girls, a story of a "spiky," unstereotypical girl -- a Korean-American martial arts champion who gets sideswiped by hormones and almost loses her way.
A quiet word from Carl and I even seen Huw Lewis at his most 'spiky' just fade away.