Definition of Barky

1. Adjective. Resembling the rough bark of a tree. "The rattlesnake's barky scales"

Similar to: Rough, Unsmooth
Derivative terms: Bark



Definition of Barky

1. a. Covered with, or containing, bark.

Definition of Barky

1. Adjective. (context: of a tree) Having bark. ¹

2. Adjective. Prone to bark, to make the sound of a dog. ¹

3. Adjective. Sounding like the bark of a dog. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Barky

1. covered with bark (tough outer covering of a root or stem) [adj BARKIER, BARKIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barky

barking frog
barking iron
barking irons
barking mad
barking spiders
barking up the wrong tree
barkingly
barkitecture
barkled
barkless
barklike
barkometer
barkometers
barks
barky (current term)
barleduc
barleducs
barless
barley
barley-sugar
barley-water
barley candy
barley sugar
barley water
barleycorn
barleycorns
barleylike

Literary usage of Barky

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1. The Universal Songster: Or, Museum of Mirth: Forming the Most Complete (1834)
"Of Newfoundland the breed, Inlo the barky-pickling sprung, He dragged him out amain ; So Death, for once, his prey did spare. ..."

2. Foreign Reminiscences by Henry Richard Vassall Holland (1851)
"have the honor to be, Madam, with unfeigned respect, your Ladyship's very obliged humble servant, barky Q. O'MEABA. To Lady Holland. ..."

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