Commentary: Includes: BRISTLE AT/UP Syntax Is: NP1[agent[animate]] BRISTLE AT/UP (NP2)
He bristled at her suggestion that he should teach her how to use
He bristled up and tore into me like a wild cat.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 4
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[location] BRISTLE WITH NP2[theme]
The room bristled with TV and paparazzi cameras from four nations.
The island bristled with coast artillery.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1[concrete] BRISTLE WITH NP2 NP1[abstract] BRISTLE WITH NP2
The flower bristled with thorns.
This plan bristled with difficulties.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3