Translation of bristle in Spanish:
nouncountable or uncountable
- 1.1 (on animal)(on plant)this brush is genuine bristlewith nylon bristleeste cepillo es de pura cerdacon cerda de nylonExample sentences1.2 (on human) See examples: his face was covered in bristle(s)
tenía la barba crecida
- I haven't shaved for the day, so short bristles of my beard pepper my chin.
- His lip, covered with short bristles, quavered slightly.
- Golden bristles stubbled his cheeks and jaw and his hair needed a quick comb.
- 1.1 (stand up)(fur/hair)1.2 (bridle)erizarseponerse de puntahe bristleederizarseto bristlese erizó
atsomethingshe bristled at his rudeness1.3 (have many)to bristlesu grosería la irritó or la enfureció withsomethingthe place was bristling with touristsa bristling mustacheel lugar estaba repleto or [pejorative] plagado de turistasto bristle with difficultiesun bigote hirsutoestar erizado de dificultadesExample sentences
- They bristled with weapons and were covered from head to foot in thick armor.
- In the beginning, the area had been crawling with soldiers and bristling with guns.
- It's nondescript, faceless - yet bristling with hubris.
- She stood with her fur bristling as she watched a form race across the hills towards them.
- Elanor was peering in the doorway, her fur bristling.
- Ayane shot up to a sitting position, back ramrod-straight and fur bristling.
- There was a subtle change in Adair towards defensive and Tristin stared at her as she almost bristled at him.
- At a press conference, the foreign secretary bristled at the suggestion he would be taking a message to New Delhi.
- Her lawyers bristled at suggestions there may be no other willing witnesses to bring.
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In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.