Definition of 'barb'
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The most effective barbs are delivered amid a raft of compliments. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The council members seemed wounded by some of the barbs thrown their way. Christianity Today (2000)He will often stand in the background and throw in barbs when she talks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One would have captained the basketball team, the other thrown barbs from the sidelines. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The barbs were fired directly at the head, chest, neck and shoulder. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But I have thrown some of the sharpest intellectual barbs in my life at guys chasing me down the street with a camera. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. barb is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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