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General dictionaries General (26 matching dictionaries)
  1. bristly: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. bristly: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. bristly: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. bristly: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. bristly: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. bristly: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. bristly: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. bristly: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. bristly: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. bristly: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. bristly: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. Bristly, bristly: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. bristly: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. bristly: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  15. Bristly: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. bristly: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  17. bristly: Rhymezone [home, info]
  18. Bristly: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  19. bristly: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  20. bristly: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  21. bristly: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  22. bristly: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  23. bristly: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  24. bristly: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. bristly: Encyclopedia [home, info]

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adjective:  very irritable ("Bristly exchanges between the White House and the press")
adjective:  having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc. ("A horse with a short bristly mane")

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Phrases that include bristly:   'flowering globe' bristly locust, arnot bristly locust, bristly carrots, bristly crowfoots, bristly fruit sumac, more...

Words similar to bristly:   barbed, barbellate, briary, briery, bristled, bristlier, bristliest, burred, burry, prickly, setose, spiny, splenetic, thorny, waspish, setal, more...

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