Bristly meaning

brĭslē
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Exhibiting or tending to exhibit agitation or anger.

A bristly exchange between lawyers.

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Having bristles; rough with bristles.
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Bristlelike; prickly.
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Covered with bristles.
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Easily antagonized; irascible; prone to bristling.
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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
bristly
Comparative
bristlier
Superlative
bristliest