Prickly meaning

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Covered with sharp points.

Prickly pear is a cactus, you have to peel it before eating it to remove the spines and the tough skin.

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Having prickles.
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Prickling or tingling or smarting.

A prickly sensation in my foot.

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Full of prickles.
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Stinging; smarting; tingling.
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Easily irritated.

He has a prickly personality. He doesn't get along with people because he is easily set off.

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