bristle with (something)

Definition of bristle with (something)

  1. 1 :  to be covered with (something) a bush bristling with thorns

  2. 2 :  to be full of (something) The movie bristles with excitement. He bristles with energy.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a short stiff coarse hair or filament

  1. :  to furnish with short stiff coarse hairs or filaments :  to furnish with bristles

    :  to make aggressive or angry :  to make bristly :  ruffle

    :  to rise and stand stiffly erect

  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

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