spiny: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (spī'nē), [key]
— spin•i•er, spin•i•est.
- abounding in or having spines; thorny, as a plant.
- covered with or having sharp-pointed processes, as an animal.
- in the form of a spine; resembling a spine; spinelike.
- troublesome or difficult to handle; thorny: a spiny problem.
- spiny (Thesaurus)