bristly

All Adjective Adverb Noun
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  • But I believe he did a good deal of thinking inside that bristly head of his. Cited from This Is the End, by Stella Benson
  • He had the size of his father and the bristly coat of his mother. Cited from How Deacon Tubman and Parson Whitney Kept New Year's, by W. H. H. Murray
  • They use their bristly legs to catch their prey and hold them around their neck.
  • It has bristly leaves, deep red or even black berries, and small, light green flowers.
  • Her beautiful fingers parted my thick, short, bristly hair and found the spot. Cited from The Yeoman Adventurer, by George W. Gough
  • Sure enough, there, between the sacks, was another one of those bristly heads! Cited from Banzai!, by Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff
  • He looked just like father, his head seen against the book-cases, the light catching the ends of his bristly hair. Cited from Celibates, by George Moore
  • The women have ruffled his hair for him, and so he's bristly. Cited from Second Series Plays, by Anton Chekhov
  • The whole plant is bristly, hence its common name.
  • It also has naked skin with short bristly hair rather than scales.
  • From what little could be seen of his bristly face, its expression was stern, almost morose. Cited from Out of the Primitive, by Robert Ames Bennet
  • Adult members of the genus have bristly bodies and long, thin legs.
  • The bristly ridge of its chine showed black against the red west. Cited from The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. II, by Ambrose Bierce
  • He would allow me to take him up in my hands and stroke him, and yet not retire into his bristly shell. Cited from A Cotswold Village, by J. Arthur Gibbs
  • All leaves are covered with hairs that are usually bristly, or occasionally soft.
  • He planted his bristly chin upon his folded arms, and closed his eyes in a kind of dog-sleep. Cited from Henry Dunbar, by M. E. Braddon
  • Her face is quite white, and her hair so black and drawn off her forehead, and she has a bristly moustache. Cited from The Visits of Elizabeth, by Elinor Glyn
  • His mustache was thin and bristly and his month wide, but with thin lips. Cited from The Young Buglers, by G.A. Henty
  • I felt a tuft of bristly hair under my arm. Cited from Atlantida, by Pierre Benoit
  • These plants are covered with stiff hairs, almost bristly and light in color.
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