cactusy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cactus +‎ -y

Adjective[edit]

cactusy ‎(comparative more cactusy, superlative most cactusy)

  1. (informal) cactuslike, prickly
    My chest feels cactusy.
    • 2004, Mariella Ienna, Flowers at home (page 162)
      The spines on aloe vera look cactusy, but they are really faux spines and not likely to prick you at all.