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Definitions of barb:
- noun: one of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather
- noun: a subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove
- noun: the pointed part of barbed wire
- noun: an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect
- verb: provide with barbs
Example: "Barbed wire"
- name: A female given name (rare: 1 in 16666 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1188)
- name: A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #13356)
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