Synonyms and Antonyms for barb

1. barb (n.)

an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

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2. barb (n.)

one of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather

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3. barb (n.)

the pointed part of barbed wire

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4. barb (v.)

provide with barbs

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5. barb (n.)

a subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove

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