spiny (Meaning)

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spiny (a)

having spines

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spiny (s)

having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.

spiny Sentence Examples

  1. The spiny hedgehog curled into a ball as a defense mechanism.
  2. The porcupine's spiny quills provided it with protection from predators.
  3. The spiny lobster's hard exoskeleton shielded it from harm.
  4. The spiny anteater used its long, sticky tongue to extract ants from their spiny homes.
  5. The spiny sea urchin's sharp spines could inflict painful stings.
  6. The spiny lizard's scaled skin allowed it to camouflage itself among thorny vegetation.
  7. The spiny cactus's sharp needles deterred herbivores from consuming it.
  8. The spiny spider crab's spiny legs helped it to grip surfaces underwater.
  9. The spiny caterpillar's bristles protected it from being eaten by birds.
  10. The spiny ray's dorsal fin contained sharp venomous spines that could cause severe injuries.

FAQs About the word spiny

having spines, having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.

hairy, tough, complicated, problematic, problematical,difficult, sensitive, thorny, sticky, prickly

painless, painless, uncomplicated, simple, uncomplicated, easy, straightforward, easy, effortless, effortless

The spiny hedgehog curled into a ball as a defense mechanism.

The porcupine's spiny quills provided it with protection from predators.

The spiny lobster's hard exoskeleton shielded it from harm.

The spiny anteater used its long, sticky tongue to extract ants from their spiny homes.