prickly - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate prickly

prickly is hyphenated as prick-ly

How to pronounce prickly

prickly is pronounced ´p r ɪklēː

Number of syllables in prickly

The number of syllables in prickly is 2

What part of speech in prickly?

prickly is an adjective

How common in the word prickly?

prickly is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does prickly convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'prickly'

around, bush, difficult, feeling, flush, ground, hair, heat, leg, like, look, over, sensation, skin, tone

Common collocations before 'prickly'

being, beneath, doorway, down, felt, hair, hot, like, look, over, shooting, skin, smooth, still, very

Words with similar spelling to prickly

prickle