Definition of BRISTLE

noun : BRISTLE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic ;

verb : BRISTLE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) be in a state of movement or action; "The room abounded with screaming children"; "The garden bristled with toddlers" ;

  • 3. (

    ) have or be thickly covered with or as if with bristles; "bristling leaves" ;

  • 4. (

    ) react in an offended or angry manner; "He bristled at her suggestion that he should teach her how to use the program" ;


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