Synonyms of bristly in English:



  • 1 bristly little bushes
    prickly, spiky, thorny, scratchy, brambly
  • 2 the bristly skin of his cheek
    stubbly, hairy, fuzzy, unshaven, whiskered, whiskery;
    scratchy, rough, coarse, prickly;
    Biology setaceous, hispid
    [Antonyms] smooth
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