[ bahr-kee ]
/ ˈbɑr ki /

adjective, bark·i·er, bark·i·est.

consisting of, containing, or covered with bark.
resembling bark.

Origin of barky

First recorded in 1580–90; bark2 + -y1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for barky

  • All is clear ahead, for if any of those ugly seas were to break on board, it might play havoc with the barky.

    Sunshine Bill|W H G Kingston