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Definition of spiky adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    spiky

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈspaɪki//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈspaɪki//
     
    Describing hair, Anger
     
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  1. 1having sharp points spiky plants, such as cacti It has spiky leaves, tinged with a delicate pink around the edges.
  2. 2(of hair) sticking straight up from the head He had spiky hair, strong opinions and a wacky sense of humour. See related entries: Describing hair
  3. 3(British English) (of people) easily annoyed or offended See related entries: Anger
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: spiky