- The definition of bramble refers to a rough and prickly vine or shrub, especially in the rose family.
A rose bush or a blackberry bush is an example of a bramble.
This blackberry bush is an example of a bramble.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- any of a genus (Rubus) of generally prickly shrubs of the rose family, as the raspberry, blackberry, or dewberry
- any prickly shrub or vine
Origin: Middle English brembel ; from Old English bræmel ; from brom, broom
- brambly adjective
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- A prickly shrub of the genus Rubus, including the blackberry and the raspberry.
- A prickly shrub or bush.
Origin: Middle English brembel, from Old English brǽmbel.
- bramˈbly adjective