Definition of briary in English:


(also briery)


  • See briar

    • ‘This offering heaves with fat, rustic, briary fruit.’
    • ‘This bold, briary, palate is terrific value and will work well with hearty, meaty winter soups.’
    • ‘So he went to where a single blackthorn limb spired above a briary thicket, rayed with fine spikes.’
    • ‘Concentrated and briary, it is spurred on by the 20 per cent grenache used in the blend.’
    • ‘The group recently organized a village clean up where 30 people worked on cleaning up briary overhanging trees.’