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spik·y ** *P***Pronunciation Key**(spk)
adj. spik·i·er, spik·i·est Having one or more projecting sharp points.
Grouchy or cross in temperament.
Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
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\\Spik"y\\, a. 1. Like a spike; spikelike.
These spiky, vivid outbursts of metallic vapors. --C. A. Young.
2. Having a sharp point, or sharp points; furnished or armed with spikes.
Or by the spiky harrow cleared away. --Dyer.
The spiky wheels through heaps of carnage tore. --Pope.
Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
adj : having or as if having especially high-pitched spots; "absence of peaky highs and beefed-up bass [syn: peaky]