Definitions For Bristle


  • A stiff hair
  • A stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic
  • A short, stiff hair, fiber, etc.


  • React in an offended or angry manner
  • Rise up as in fear
  • Have or be thickly covered with or as if with bristles
  • Be in a state of movement or action
  • To rise up and become stiff
  • To show signs of anger : to become angry

Is Bristle a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Bristle is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Bristle in a Sentence

  • A face covered with bristles
  • The bristles of a brush
  • Electricity makes your hair bristle.
  • A recent college grad thrilled to be starting a new life in a city bristling with possibilities

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