Definition of spikiness in English:



  • See spiky

    • ‘There is a spikiness to Thompson on the field that tells of his vehement nature; he will not cower from the challenge.’
    • ‘Stems of 18 to 36 inches provide much-needed spikiness in annual arrangements.’
    • ‘He had explained to her the other day how important it was to get just the right amount of spikiness.’
    • ‘She continued to look around the foyer, trying to spot his familiar spikiness in the crowd.’
    • ‘But mixed with this spikiness was rare generosity and kindness of an unstinting kind.’