Definición de barbed en inglés:

barbed

Saltos de línea: barbed
Pronunciación: /bɑːbd
 
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adjetivo

1Having a barb or barbs: barbed arrows
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Their half-hearted shower of arrows thickened and turned the air black with sharp, barbed, and vile arrows.
  • My words seemed to fasten like barbed arrows in the souls of men.
  • Arrows and barbed harpoons were placed near the right leg; milling stones, awls, chisels, knives, and other offerings were set to the left of the body.
Sinónimos
1.1(Of a remark or joke) deliberately hurtful: a fair degree of barbed wit
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It is tempting to think kindly of him and to believe that underneath the sarcasm, the dry wit, the barbed comment, there's a rather nice man struggling to get out.
  • Every barbed remark directed at a non-conformist is also an affirmation of his/her existence.
  • The dangers for Stephen, however, arc the barbed remarks of the scholars, presently engaged in a discussion of Goethe's novel, Wilhelm Meister.
Sinónimos
hurtful, wounding, cutting, biting, stinging, mean, spiteful, nasty, rude, cruel, vicious, unkind, unfriendly, snide, pointed, hateful, ill-natured, bitter, venomous, poisonous, mordant, acid, acerbic, acrimonious, astringent, caustic, sharp, scathing, hostile, rancorous, malicious, malevolent, evil-intentioned, baleful, vindictive, vengeful, vitriolic, splenetic, malign, malignant, pernicious, bilious
informal bitchy, catty
literary malefic, maleficent

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