Synonyms of barbed in English:

barbed


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adjective

1‘barbed wire’

SYNONYMS
jagged, hooked, spiky, spiked, spined, spiny, prickly, thorny, scratchy, bristly, bristled, briary, brambly, sharp, pointed
technical spinose, spinous

2‘a barbed remark’

SYNONYMS
hurtful, wounding, cutting, biting, stinging, mean, spiteful, nasty, rude, cruel, vicious, unkind, unfriendly, snide, pointed, hateful, ill-natured, bitter, venomous, poisonous, mordant, acid, acerbic, acrimonious, astringent, caustic, sharp, scathing, hostile, rancorous, malicious, malevolent, evil-intentioned, baleful, vindictive, vengeful, vitriolic, splenetic, malign, malignant, pernicious, bilious
informal bitchy, catty
literary malefic, maleficent
ANTONYMS

kindly, generous