bristly

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adjective bris·tly \ˈbris-lē, ˈbri-sə-\

Definition of bristly

bristlier

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bristliest

  1. 1a :  thickly set with bristles a bristly shrubb :  consisting of or resembling bristles a bristly mustache

  2. 2 :  inclined to or showing aggressiveness or anger a bristly temperament

Examples of bristly in a sentence

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

15th Century

First Known Use of bristly

15th century


BRISTLY Defined for Kids

bristly

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adjective bris·tly \ˈbris-lē\

Definition of bristly for Students

bristlier

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bristliest

  1. :  of, like, or having many bristles bristly whiskers



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