how to pronounce bristle


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“… i i i bristle at that i think people …”

meanings of bristle


  1. To be on one's guard or raise one's defenses; to react with fear, suspicion, or distance.
  2. Abound, to have an abundance of something.
  3. To rise or stand erect, like bristles.
  4. To fix a bristle to.


  1. A stiff or coarse hair.
  2. The hairs or other filaments that make up a brush, broom, or similar item.


  1. Bristol, England (in imitation of the local dialect).