[ thawr-nee ]
/ ˈθɔr ni /
adjective, thorn·i·er, thorn·i·est.
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Related formsthorn·i·ly, adverbthorn·i·ness, nounun·thorn·y, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for thorny
/ (ˈθɔːnɪ) /
adjective thornier or thorniest
bearing or covered with thorns
difficult or unpleasanta thorny problem
Derived Formsthornily, adverbthorniness, noun
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