Sinónimos de inglés

Sinónimos de thorny

(adjetivo) 
Definition
covered with thorns
thorny hawthorn trees
Sinónimos
prickly
The grass was prickly and damp.
,
spiky
tall, spiky evergreen trees
,
spiny
low spiny bushes of sage
,
pointed
the pointed end of the chisel
,
sharp
sharp-toed cowboy boots
,
barbed
The factory was surrounded by barbed wire.
,
bristly
a plant with bristly pale stems and hairy toothed leaves
,
spinous
,
bristling with thorns
(adjetivo) 
Definition
difficult or unpleasant
the thorny issue of immigration policy
Sinónimos
troublesome
The economy has become a troublesome problem for the party.
,
difficult
I had a feeling you were going to be difficult about this.
,
problematic(al)
,
trying
The whole business has been very trying.
,
hard
That's a very hard question.
,
worrying
the worrying trend of anorexia among younger girls
,
tough
Whoever wins the election is going to have a tough job.
,
upsetting
,
awkward
There was an awkward moment when people had to decide where to stand.
,
unpleasant
They tolerated what they felt was an unpleasant situation.
,
sticky (informal)
He found himself in a not inconsiderably sticky situation.
,
harassing
,
irksome
the irksome regulations
,
ticklish
the ticklish question of the future of the EU
,
vexatious
the vexatious behaviour of petty-minded officials

Otros sinónimos

in the sense of awkward
Definition
embarrassing
There was an awkward moment when people had to decide where to stand.
Sinónimos
compromising,
sticky (informal),
discomfiting,
toe-curling (slang),
barro (Australian, slang),
cringeworthy (British, informal),
cringe-making (British, informal)
in the sense of barbed
The factory was surrounded by barbed wire.
Sinónimos
spiked,
toothed,
notched,
pronged,
snaggy
in the sense of bristly
a plant with bristly pale stems and hairy toothed leaves
Sinónimos
brambly,
briery

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