spikily
adverb see spiky

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • spikily — spiky ► ADJECTIVE (spikier, spikiest) 1) like a spike or spikes or having many spikes. 2) informal easily annoyed; irritable. DERIVATIVES spikily adverb spikiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • spikily — See spiky. * * * …   Universalium

  • spikily — adverb In a spiky way …   Wiktionary

  • spikily — spik·i·ly …   English syllables

  • spikily — ˈspīkə̇lē, li adverb : in a spiky manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • spiky — spikily, adv. spikiness, n. /spuy kee/, adj., spikier, spikiest. 1. having a spike or spikes. 2. having the form of a spike; spikelike. 3. acid or peevish in temper or mood; prickly. [1570 80; SPIKE1 + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • spiky — also spikey adjective (spikier; est) Date: 1578 1. of, relating to, or characterized by spikes < spiky barbed wire > 2. sharply irritating or acerbic (as in temper or manner) • spikily adverb • spikiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • spikiness — See spikily. * * * …   Universalium

  • jabbingly — adverb In a jabbing way; spikily …   Wiktionary

  • spiky — adjective (spikier, spikiest) 1》 like a spike or spikes or having many spikes. 2》 informal easily offended or annoyed. Derivatives spikily adverb spikiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

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