Definition of bristly in English:

bristly

Line breaks: bris¦tly
Pronunciation: /ˈbrɪsli
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

bristliness

noun
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  • The awful bristliness of my still-unshaven face had now surpassed mere "designer stubble" and passed into the unforgivable realms of "actually a beard".
  • His bristliness and weaknesses were only the reverse side of his splendid qualities.
  • The vegetation of Lower California makes up in bristliness what it lacks in luxuriance.

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