adjective \ˈbris-lē, ˈbri-sə-\
bris·tli·er bris·tli·est

Definition of BRISTLY

a :  thickly set with bristles <a bristly shrub>
b :  consisting of or resembling bristles <a bristly mustache>
:  inclined to or showing aggressiveness or anger <a bristly temperament>

Examples of BRISTLY

  1. <although pigs look hairless, they're actually bristly creatures>

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Rhymes with BRISTLY


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