- having a barb or barbs
- stinging; cutting: barbed words
- Having barbs.
- Cutting; stinging: barbed criticism; barbed statements.
(comparative more barbed, superlative most barbed)
- Having barbs
- (heraldry) Bearded (also applied to roses).
- (of a horse) Accoutered with defensive armor; barded.
- Simple past tense and past participle of barb.