French translation of 'bristling'
- [moustache, beard, eyebrows]
- (= energetic)
Example Sentences Including 'bristling'
She stood still, staring round, the tiny short hairs on the back of her neck bristling.HIDING FROM THE LIGHT
She was absurdly insecure, always bristling , always on the cusp of taking offence.TEN STEPS TO HAPPINESS (2003)
A black and white police car cruised past, rifles bristling from every window.Snowline
Trends of 'bristling'
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se hérisserbristling with
to bristle with sth (figurative, = have a large number)
grouiller de qch
to bristle at sth
se hérisser à qch
Example Sentences Including 'bristle'
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
Translation of bristling from the Collins English to French Dictionary