Definition of Bristle at

1. Verb. Show anger or indignation. "She bristled at his insolent remarks"

Exact synonyms: Bridle At, Bridle Up, Bristle Up
Generic synonyms: Mind



Lexicographical Neighbors of Bristle At

brisket disease
briskets
brisking
briskish
briskly
briskness
brisknesses
brisks
brisky
brisling
brislings
brisses
bristle
bristle-pointed
bristle-shaped
bristle at (current term)
bristle brush
bristle cell
bristle fern
bristle up
bristlebird
bristlebirds
bristlecone
bristlecone fir
bristlecone pine
bristlecones
bristled
bristlelike

Literary usage of Bristle at

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1907)
"Ventrally the fifth and sixth segments have a stout, latero-ventral bristle at their posterior margins, while on the seventh and eighth there is a submedian ..."

2. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1906)
"... a subapical dorsal bristle, and a small antero-dorsal bristle at or a little beyond middle. ... and one ventral bristle at about one-fourth from apex. ..."

3. Jokes for All Occasions (1922)
""Don't you dare, you impudent—" "And don't you dare bristle at me, or I'll—" "Oh, never mind!" the little boy intervened. "I think I know now how wars begin ..."

4. Proceedings by Entomological Society of Washington (1913)
"... the others bearing both discal and marginal macrochaetae; hairs of abdomen long and depressed; the third vein bearing a single bristle at its base. ..."

5. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1915)
"Head moderate with two long and four shorter bristles in front; eyes prominent with long bristle at base ; antennae not reaching to base of thorax, ..."

6. The Micrographic Dictionary: A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey (1883)
"... after division forming two alternating rows ; division oblique ; terminal cells often lunate, or with a bristle at each end. S. quadricauda (PI. ..."

7. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1896)
"... ocelli remote, inconspicuous; single strong bristle at each posterior angle of prothorax; intermediate bristles on penultimate segment of abdomen, ..."

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