French translation of 'bristle'
1. [hair] se hérisser
bristling with hérissé(e) de
to bristle with sth (figurative) (= have a large number) grouiller de qch
to bristle at sth se hérisser à qch
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Example Sentences Including 'bristle'
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Cooper felt herself instinctively bristle at Sasha's use of the nickname she hated.CIRCLE OF THREE: BOOK 6: RING OF LIGHT (2001)
It was a lesson in the facilities of dialogue to hear the bristle beneath the purr.THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
She hated him down to every last wiry bristle, but he had to live.EVERVILLE (2001)
There was silence in the room, but only because Arnold did not bristle audibly.A CONVICTION OF GUILT (2001)
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British English: bristle NOUN
Bristles are the short hairs that grow on a man's chin after he has shaved.
...two days' growth of bristles.
Translation of bristle from the Collins English to French Dictionary