Definition of 'bristle'
Example sentences containing 'bristle'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
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)
Trends of 'bristle'
Used Occasionally. bristle is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'bristle'
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.
Definition of bristle from the Collins English Dictionary
Fed up with the great British weather? Here’s how to afford that dream summer escape
The etymology behind 4 eggs-ellent Springtime words
We’ve explored the diverse etymology of 4 eggs-ellent words associated with spring.
Up Lit, Alexa Laugh & Meet Me at McDonald’s Hair: March’s Words In The News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this March with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.