Definition of 'barbed'
Example sentences containing 'barbed'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Inside, set back from the perimeter wall about fifteen feet, was another fence, a chainlink job with barbed wire on top. BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)The perimeter wall was topped with shards of broken glass and coils of rusted barbed wire. THE DEVIL'S DOOR (2002)
It was surrounded by a high chain-link fence topped with barbed wire. FLOATING CITY (2002)
Trends of 'barbed'
Used Occasionally. barbed is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'barbed'
British English: barbed ADJECTIVE
A barbed remark or joke seems polite or humorous, but contains a cleverly hidden criticism.
Definition of barbed from the Collins English Dictionary
Take better control of your finances with these simple steps
Do you find yourself living paycheque to paycheque? Dr Peter Brooks offers his advice to make that money last
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.