Definition of Spikey

1. Adjective. (alternative form of spiky) ¹



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Definition of Spikey

1. spiky [adj SPIKIER, SPIKIEST] - See also: spiky

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spikey

spikelet
spikelets
spikelike
spikemoss
spikemosses
spikenard
spikenards
spikeproof
spiker
spikeries
spikers
spikery
spikes
spiketail
spiketails
spikey (current term)
spikier
spikiest
spikily
spikiness
spikinesses
spiking
spiks
spiky
spile
spiled
spiles
spilikin
spilikins
spiling

Literary usage of Spikey

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1. Minutes, Experiments, Observations, and General Remarks, on Agriculture, in by Marshall (William), Mr Marshall (1799)
"And even after last night's steeping rain, they find a spikey roller convenient to break ... The merit of the spikey roller is con- spikey spicuous in N. 4. ..."

2. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1873)
"Between the lawn and the fence there was that part of the garden called par excellence a shrubbery—a scanty grove of the spikey tribe, and young pink ..."

3. Golden Treasures of Poetry, Romance, and Art by William Fearing Gill (1875)
"Between the lawn and the fence there was that part of the garden called par excellence a shrubbery—a scanty grove of the spikey tribe, and young pink ..."

4. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1902)
"... stops to trace The progress of the spikey blade ; While Autumn, benefactor kind, By Tweed erects his aged head, And sees, with self-approving mind, ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1907)
"... the pointed needle leaves of the pines and the spikey beards of the corn. Then, with the keen eye of the man of science, he realized that the largest ..."

6. The Bookman (1910)
""Sit down again, Aunt J., and let me put in a hairpin here and there. It's lovely, but just a tiny bit spikey." It was destined to be a great night for Jane ..."

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