how to pronounce bridle /ˈbɹaɪdəl/
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bridle is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of bridle in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… respect to that issue would bridle at …”
meanings of bridle noun: The headgear with which a horse is directed and which carries a bit and reins. A length of line or cable attached to two parts of something to spread the force of a pull, as the rigging on a kite for attaching line. A mooring hawser. A gesture expressing pride or vanity. A restraint; a curb; a check. A piece in the interior of a gunlock which holds in place the tumbler, sear, etc. verb: To hold up one's head proudly or affectedly. To check, restrain, or control with, or as if with, a bridle; as in bridle your tongue. To show hostility or resentment. To put a bridle on. words with pronunciation similar to bridle words that rhyme with bridle Did this page help you?