Bristle synonyms

brĭs'əl

Category:

Part of speech:

To be plentiful; exist in large numbers or amounts
6
5
rise up as in fear
5
1
A stiff hair, bristle, or bristlelike process or part on an organism. Setae on the bodies of spiders are used as sensory organs, while setae on the bodies of many polychaete worms, such as earthworms, are used for locomotion. Microscopic setae on the feet of geckos allow adhesion to vertical surfaces.
4
5
A sharp point projecting backward, as on the stinger of a bee.
3
3
One of the fine strands that grow from the skin of mammals, usually providing insulation against the cold. Modified hairs sometimes serve as protective defenses, as in the quills of a porcupine or hedgehog, or as tactile organs, as in the whiskers (called vibrissae ) of many nocturnal mammals. Hair filaments are a modification of the epidermis of the skin and are composed primarily of keratin. Hair also contains melanin, which determines hair color.
3
4
The definition of a brush is a tool with bristles on a handle, the process of using such a tool or the act of lightly sweeping something.
3
4
2
2
Advertisement
1
0
The hair of a horse, especially from the mane and tail, used for upholstery.
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
2
0
0
Advertisement
(Countable) A single elongated piece of a given material, roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibers to form thread.
0
1
To become irregular or rough:
0
1
A slender body part used for touching or sensing. The antennae of insects and the barbels of catfish are feelers.
0
1
To feel or express great anger.
0
1
To walk in a vain, stiff, swaggering manner
0
1
Toast is defined as to warm, heat or brown, or to give cheers to someone.
0
1
The definition of anger is to make someone mad or aggravated.
0
1
Advertisement
To be forceful, violent, uncontrolled, etc.
0
1
(Intransitive) To have or be in abundance; to abound, so as to run or flow over.
0
1
To fill with a swarm; crowd; throng
0
1
To pour out or empty:
0
1
To burst is defined as to break apart suddenly and with force.
0
1
0
1
The hollow stemlike main shaft of a feather.
0
2
Advertisement
To display in abundance
0
2
To be exuberant.
0
2
To display in abundance
0
2
To display in abundance
0
2
To display in abundance
0
2
(Idiomatic) To include or be covered with swarms or large numbers of (something, especially insects or people); to have in great numbers or multitudes.
0
2
To check, restrain, or control with, or as if with, a bridle; as in bridle your tongue.
0
2
Advertisement
To show sudden anger
0
2
Lace worked by the needle.
0
2
Anything that keeps troubling, vexing, or irritating one, like a constantly pricking thorn
0
2
0
2
0
2
To inflate or fill with air.
0
2
(Idiomatic, of anger, etc.) To reach the point where aggressive action is taken.
0
2
Advertisement
To make or produce by the application of fire or burning heat.
0
2
To shatter with a loud noise:
0
2
To be or become angry
0
2
To be extremely angry; rage.
0
2
To boil or to surge, bubble, or foam as if boiling
0
2
To rise or be given off as steam
0
2
(Intransitive) To feel a swarming sensation.
0
2
Advertisement
To flow over or across; flood
0
2
To breed quickly
0
2
0
2
0
2
0
2
Advertisement
0
2
0
2
To be or become angry
0
2
In a pretentious or boastful way:
0
2
(Obsolete) To enrich.
0
2
To go, move, or incline upward; ascend.
0
2
Advertisement
Find another word for bristle. In this page you can discover 63 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bristle, like: abound, stand up, seta, barb, hair, brush, blow one's stack (or top), razor-sharp, horsehair, tuft and tail.