Definition of Bridle up

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

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



Definition of Bridle up

1. Verb. To show anger or indignation; bristle at. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bridle Up

bridging loan
bridging visa
bridgings
bridi
bridie
bridies
briding
bridle
bridle at
bridle iron
bridle irons
bridle path
bridle road
bridle stricture
bridle suture
bridle up (current term)
bridled
bridleless
bridlelike
bridlepath
bridlepaths
bridler
bridlers
bridles
bridleway
bridleways
bridling
bridoon
bridoons
brie

Literary usage of Bridle up

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"To bridle up one's self. It U laid of women, when they wish to appear to ... To briete» ; to bridle up, or hold up the Lead. North. OL Grose." 4. ..."

2. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1889)
"BRIDLE ARM.—The left arm. BRIDLE HAND.—The left hand. bridle up, r.—To raise the head scornfully. She did bridle up when ..."

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