Definition of barb

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • barb is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 8
  • barb is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 8
  • barb is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 10

Definition of barb


  • an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. dig
    2. gibe
    3. jibe
    4. shaft
    5. shot
    6. slam
  • a subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove (noun)
  • one of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather (noun)
  • provide with barbs (verb)

    Examples

    1. barbed wire
  • the pointed part of barbed wire (noun)

See definition of barb in Merriam Webster

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