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- adj. Resembling a bristle or some aspect of one.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. resembling a bristle in stiffness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. resembling a bristle
I ran my fingers through his ebony hair, enjoying the coarse, bristlelike feel of it under my fingertips, before sliding my hands lower.
Their skin is tough and covered by sparse, bristlelike hairs: the color above is reddish brown to gray; beneath, it is yellowish brown.
Schweinfurth says, "The arrow and the spear heads are of the finest and most artistic work; their bristlelike barbs and points are baffling when one knows how few tools these smiths have."
On some, tufts of bristlelike hairs can be thrust out, that give a discernible odour; but that this carries any distance or is a large factor in attracting the sexes