Barb in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Barb

a sharp pointy wire that projects out from a longer wire or hook

Examples of Barb in a sentence

When my shirt got snagged on the barb of the wire, it ripped a hole in it as I pulled away from the fence. 🔊

As the harmless fish took the worm from the fishing line, the barb stuck the fish in the mouth before being yanked out of the water. 🔊

At first, the parents were unaware of the cause of their screaming child until they saw the barb from a stingray impaled in his skin. 🔊

Once the barb was wriggled away from child’s leg, blood began to ooze down the boy’s knee. 🔊

Parents must be careful when they remove a barb that has been lodged into someone’s skin since the ends of it may snag. 🔊

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