Thesaurus

bridling

verb
present participle of bridle

Synonyms & Antonyms of bridling

to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression)
  • try to bridle your criticism next time so that it is helpful and not hurtful

Synonyms for bridling

Words Related to bridling

Near Antonyms for bridling

Antonyms for bridling

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About bridling

Thesaurus Entries Near bridling

bridles

bridling

brief

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Bridling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bridling. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on bridling

Nglish: Translation of bridling for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!