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I devoted my career to building an affinity with my fans who have supported me unflinchingly and no barbed wire fence or prison wall will stop that.
Foxy Brown

Meaning of "barbed" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BARBED

barbed  [bɑːbd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BARBED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Barbed is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES BARBED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of barbed in the English dictionary

The definition of barbed in the dictionary is spiteful or capable of wounding.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BARBED


absorbed
əbˈsɔːbd
bioturbed
ˈbaɪəʊˌtɜːbd
cubed
kjuːbd
disorbed
dɪsˈɔːbd
disturbed
dɪˈstɜːbd
herbed
ˈhɜːbd
perturbed
pəˈtɜːbd
suburbed
ˈsʌbɜːbd
unabsorbed
ˌʌnəbˈzɔːbd
unbarbed
ʌnˈbɑːbd
undisturbed
ˌʌndɪˈstɜːbd
ungarbed
ʌnˈɡɑːbd
unperturbed
ˌʌnpəˈtɜːbd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BARBED

barbe
barbecue
barbecue grill
barbecue pit
barbecue sauce
barbecue set
barbecue stopper
barbecuer
barbecuing
barbed wire
barbed wire entanglements
barbed wire fence
barbed-wire grass
barbel
barbell
barbellate
barber
barber´s itch
barber´s pole
barber´s rash

WORDS THAT END LIKE BARBED

bed
double bed
dubbed
embed
flatbed
flowerbed
go to bed
grabbed
hospital bed
interbed
overbed
prescribed
put to bed
ribbed
robbed
rubbed
self-absorbed
stabbed
subbed
surbed

Synonyms and antonyms of barbed in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BARBED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «barbed» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of barbed

Translation of «barbed» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BARBED

Find out the translation of barbed to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of barbed from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «barbed» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

带讽刺的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mordaz
570 millions of speakers

English

barbed
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कांटेदार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الشائكة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

колючая
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ácido
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কাঁটা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

acéré
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berduri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

spitz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

辛らつな
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가시가 돋힌
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Barbed
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thép gai
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

काटेरी तार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dikenli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pungente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kolczasty
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

колючий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ghimpată
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αγκαθωτό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

doringdraad
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hullingförsedda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

piggtråd
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of barbed

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BARBED»

The term «barbed» is very widely used and occupies the 22.791 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BARBED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about barbed

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7 QUOTES WITH «BARBED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word barbed.
1
Foxy Brown
I devoted my career to building an affinity with my fans who have supported me unflinchingly and no barbed wire fence or prison wall will stop that.
2
Phillip Noyce
A collection of huts surrounded by a barbed wire fence, and in the huts lived 500 of the original inhabitants of our area. And so it went with many country towns around Australia.
3
Andrew O'Hagan
When I was growing up, my idea of a writer was someone like Sven Hassel, that mysterious Danish author who wrote thrillers about men clambering over walls and getting tangled in barbed wire.
4
John Prendergast
When there are no gas chambers, no barbed wire, and no concentration camps, many don't recognize the perpetration of new genocides and other targeted mass atrocity crimes because they may not look the same.
5
George Takei
I spent my boyhood behind the barbed wire fences of American internment camps and that part of my life is something that I wanted to share with more people.
6
George Takei
Yes, I remember the barbed wire and the guard towers and the machine guns, but they became part of my normal landscape. What would be abnormal in normal times became my normality in camp.
7
John Wells
I grew up in a family that was very barbed and difficult, and there was a lot of humor. None of it was painless humor. All of it was at someone else's expense. It was kind of always about power.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BARBED»

Discover the use of barbed in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to barbed and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Barbed Wire: An Ecology of Modernity
Physical control over space was no longer symbolic after 1874. This is a history told from the perspective of its victims.
Reviel Netz, 2010
2
Behind Barbed Wire: The Imprisonment of Japanese Americans ...
Discusses the forced internment of Japanese Americans in camps following the attack on Pearl Harbor, their way of life there, and their eventual assimilation into society following the war.
Daniel S. Davis, 1982
3
Cultural Heritage and Prisoners of War: Creativity Behind ...
This is an essential book for all academics, heritage professionals, collectors and museum curators who seek to understand the range of objects which give testimony to the creativity of prisoners of war.
Gilly Carr, Harold Mytum, 2012
4
Barbed Wire
With his brutal foreman, Archer Spann, assigned to the violent work, Rinehart wages a barbed wire war against Doug Monahan. And neither side takes prisoners!
Elmer Kelton, 2007
5
The Devil's Rope: A Cultural History of Barbed Wire
It also has another history constructed through image and text in the arts, media and popular culture. This work critically examines these representations.
Alan Krell, 2002
6
Life Behind Barbed Wire: The World War II Internment Memoirs ...
Yasutaro Soga's Life behind Barbed Wire (Tessaku seikatsu) is an exceptional firsthand account of the incarceration of a Hawai'i Japanese during World War II. On the evening of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Soga, the editor of a Japanese ...
Keiho Soga, 2008
7
Bastions and Barbed Wire
Various papers on the archaeology of conflict, including battlefield archaeology. The main focus of the volume is confinement, as expressed by a wide variety of contexts.
Tony Pollard, Iain Banks, 2008
8
Life Behind Barbed Wire: The Secret World War II Photographs ...
The author describes his experiences as a U.S. Army prisoner in German camps during World War II.
Angelo M. Spinelli, Lewis H. Carlson, 2004
9
Schools Behind Barbed Wire: The Untold Story of Wartime ...
Drawn from personal interviews and multiple primary source materials, Schools behind Barbed Wire is the story of the boys and girls who grew up in the Crystal City, TX internment camp and spent the war years attending one of its three ...
Karen Lea Riley, 2002
10
A Bouquet of Barbed Wire
Famously controversial, the 1970s TV adaptation of A Bouquet of Barbed Wire was watched by 26 million people.
Andrea Newman, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BARBED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term barbed is used in the context of the following news items.
1
A Nazi Weapons Cache Has Been Discovered in a German Man's …
NDR reported that the man's property is rather reclusive, located off a private road with a concrete wall and barbed wire protecting it from beach ... «io9, Jul 15»
2
Ashes 2015: Sledging is out of control and a cancer on the game …
I recall being told by old hands from the 1960s and '70s that what had been the occasional barbed comment or joke turned into a form of ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
3
Jordan Begley: 50,000 volt taser and police restraint 'contributed' to …
Jordon Begley, 23, was zapped with the barbed device while being restrained and handcuffed by Greater Manchester Police. The ice cream ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
The Story Behind True D's Cover of 'The Rose' -- Vulture
Ray is the sole character who embraces love in all its barbed forms. He admits that his father made him nervous, yet still scores him pot to help ... «Vulture, Jul 15»
5
Judy Putnam: Family searching for 1,000 pound horse
After three hundred fliers and an alarm to Amy's large horse network, the only clue is hair found on some barbed wire. On Saturday, a famer on ... «Lansing State Journal, Jul 15»
6
Leonard Pitts Jr.: The Girl Scouts' inspiring example of moral courage
What is not at all understandable is the impulse to handle difficult questions by segregating those who make them necessary behind barbed ... «Boulder Daily Camera, Jul 15»
7
U.S. Soccer Fans' 'Pearl Harbor' Barbs Cause Twitter Storm - NBC …
Others on Twitter used America's third triumph at the Women's World Cup to make barbed comments about the atomic bombings of the ... «NBCNews.com, Jul 15»
8
Baby Found in Ditch Near Moody, Father Charged - kcentv.com …
Charges have been filed for the father of the baby who was found tangled up in barbed wire and in a ditch near Moody. Zachary James Phillips ... «KCEN-TV, Jul 15»
9
robin rhode: chalk bikes, bulbs and barbed wire at lehmann maupin
drawing in the form of an environment is further illustrated in 'evidence', an installation composed of barbed wire placed at the ceiling and a ... «Designboom, Jul 15»
10
Barbed wire bonanza
First invented in 1868, barbed wire was a big deal. Lands previously considered open-range ranches were suddenly able to keep certain ... «High Plains Journal, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Barbed [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/barbed>. May 2020 ».
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