Synonyms for barb
Antonyms for barb
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BARB
How gracefully their Colonel, the young Count of Eberstein, bounds on his barb!
The "mastiff" epithet stuck like a barb in my boyish chivalry.
My grandfather had a barb of thees kind—but she has gone dead, and so have my grandfather.
The delayed realization of her patience of misery rankled like a barb.
In trying to draw it out they broke the shaft, thus leaving the barb in the wound.
Richard was borne to his tent, and a surgeon was sent for to cut out the barb.
But the arrow had not missed its mark; it clung fast by the barb to his heart.
Barb broke abruptly in on the conversation: "What did Stone find out?"
Barb never smoked a good one in his life—you know that, Henry?
I heard old Barb Doubleday is grinning like a hangman today.
late 14c., "barb of an arrow," from Old French barbe (11c.) "beard, beardlike appendage," from Latin barba "beard," perhaps cognate with Old English beard (see beard (n.)).