Synonyms for bristleˈbrɪs əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bristle(noun)

    a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic

  2. bristle(verb)

    a stiff hair

  3. abound, burst, bristle(verb)

    be in a state of movement or action

    Synonyms:
    break open, bristle, split, abound, uprise, bust, collapse, explode, stand up, break, erupt, burst

  4. bristle, uprise, stand up(verb)

    rise up as in fear

    Synonyms:
    rise, bristle, grow, get up, stand, ascend, lift, hold up, stand up, hold water, arise, develop, resurrect, go up, come up, spring up, abound, originate, burst, stick up, place upright, move up, uprise, turn out

  5. bristle(verb)

    have or be thickly covered with or as if with bristles

    Synonyms:
    stand up, abound, uprise, burst

  6. bristle(verb)

    react in an offended or angry manner

    Synonyms:
    stand up, abound, uprise, burst

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