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Definition of "bristling" []

  • Containing stiff hairs (adjective)
  • Vigorous and energetic (adjective)
  • Having bristles. (adjective)

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  • Showing anger. (adjective)
  • Present participle of bristle. (verb)

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Use "bristling" in a sentence
  • "It's warm and muscular and covered in bristling needles of short white and brown hair."
  • "Finally, during a vote by owners still bristling from the 1981 strike, Kuhn did not earn re-election Nov. 1, 1982."
  • "So Obama held more sway and ran into less visible pushback, except for bristling from the Chinese."