Definition, Meaning, Synonyms & Anagrams | English word BARB


BARB

Definitions of BARB

  1. The point that stands backward in an arrow, fishhook, etc., to prevent it from being easily extracted. Hence: Anything which stands out with a sharp point obliquely or crosswise to something else.
  2. A beard, or that which resembles it, or grows in the place of it.
  3. Paps, or little projections, of the mucous membrane, which mark the opening of the submaxillary glands under the tongue in horses and cattle. The name is mostly applied when the barbs are inflamed and swollen.
  4. A plastic fastener, shaped roughly like a capital I (with serifs), used to attach socks etc. to their packaging.
  5. To furnish with barbs, or with that which will hold or hurt like barbs, as an arrow, fishhook, spear, etc.
  6. To cut (hair).
  7. The Barbary horse, a superior breed introduced from Barbary into Spain by the Moors.
  8. A blackish or dun variety of pigeon, originally brought from Barbary.
  9. Armor for a horse.
  10. To cover a horse in armor.
  11. (figuratively) A hurtful or disparaging remark.
  12. (ornithology) One of the many side branches of a feather, which collectively constitute the vane.
  13. (ichthyology) Any of various species of freshwater carp-like fish that have barbels and belong to the cyprinid family.
  14. (US) The sciaenid fish Menticirrhus americanus, found along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States.
  15. (botany) A hair or bristle ending in a double hook.
  16. (obsolete) A muffler, worn by nuns and mourners.
  17. (obsolete) A bit for a horse.
  18. (obsolete) To shave or dress the beard of.
  19. (obsolete) To clip; to mow.
  20. (informal, pharmaceutical drug) A barbiturate.
  21. A female given name.
  22. A surname.
  23. (slang) A fan of the American singer Nicki Minaj, especially a female one.

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