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KK Pronunciation

〔 bɑrb 〕


〔 bɑːb 〕

Overview of noun barb

The noun barb has 4 senses

  • shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe -- (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")

  • barb -- (the pointed part of barbed wire)

  • barb -- (a subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove)

  • barb -- (one of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather)

Overview of verb barb

The verb barb has 1 sense

  • barb -- (provide with barbs; "barbed wire")