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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
bristle /'brisl/
  • danh từ
    • lông cứng
      • hog's bristles: lông lợn
    • râu rễ tre (ngăn và cứng) (người)
    • (thực vật học) tơ cứng
    • to set up one's bristles
      • sẵn sàng đánh nhau
    • nổi giận
    • to set up someone's bristles
      • làm cho ai nổi giận
  • nội động từ
    • dựng đứng lên (lông...)
      • its hairs bristled: lông nó dựng đứng lên
    • sẵn sàng đánh nhau
    • nổi giận
    • đầy dẫy, tua tủa, lởm chởm
      • the harbour bristles with masts: hải cảng tua tủa những cột buồm
      • to bristle with difficulties: đầy khó khăn
  • ngoại động từ
    • xù, dựng đứng (lông...)
Concise Dictionary
bristles|bristled|bristling'brɪsl
noun
+a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic
+a stiff hair
verb
+be in a state of movement or action
+rise up as in fear
+react in an offended or angry manner

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 hair, whisker, barb, prickle, thorn, quill, Technical seta:
Shaving brushes are often made from badger bristles.
v.
2 prickle, rise, stand up, Formal horripilate:
He could feel the hair on the back of his neck bristle.
3 seethe, become angry or infuriated or furious or maddened, boil, flare up, see red, bridle:
He bristled with enraged frustration.
4 teem, crawl, be thick, swarm, be alive:
The sea urchin was bristling with sharp spines.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 a short stiff hair: the bristles on his chin
2 one of the short stiff hairs or wires in a brush
+ verb [V]
1 ~ (with sth) (at sth) to suddenly become very annoyed or offended at what sb says or does: His lies made her bristle with rage.
2 (of an animal's fur) to stand up on the back and neck because the animal is frightened or angry
Phrasal Verbs: bristle with sth (written) to contain a large number of sth: The whole subject bristles with problems. + The newspapers bristled with tributes to the general.


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