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Bristling definition, one of the short, stiff, coarse hairs of certain animals, especially hogs, used extensively in making brushes. See more.

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b : to raise the bristles (as in anger) a snarling, bristling dog. 2 : to take on .... See the full definition for bristle in the English Language Learners Dictionary. bristle.

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bristling meaning: 1. present participle of bristle 2. (of hair) to stand up: 3. to react angrily: . Learn more.

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bristling definition: Adjective (comparative more bristling, superlative most bristling) 1. Having bristles. 2. Showing anger.Verb 3. Present participle of bristle.

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Define bristling. bristling synonyms, bristling pronunciation, bristling translation, English dictionary definition of bristling. n. 1. A stiff hair. 2. A stiff hairlike ...

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... another name for such erectile animal hairs. Thus the saying "to get one's hackles up," which is pretty much identical to bristling. Start learning this word.

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having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.

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Bristling definition: Bristling means thick , hairy , and rough . It is used to describe things such as... | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.