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BARB





Definition:

  1. [noun] an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
    Synonyms: shot, shaft, slam, dig, jibe, gibe

  2. [noun] the pointed part of barbed wire

  3. [noun] a subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove

  4. [noun] one of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather

  5. [verb] provide with barbs; "barbed wire"

  6. [verb] provide with barbs; "barbed wire"

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