verb (used with object), bri·dled, bri·dling.
verb (used without object), bri·dled, bri·dling.
Origin of bridle
Related formsbri·dle·less, adjectivebri·dler, noun
Can be confusedbridal bridle
Examples from the Web for bridle
Israelis may bridle at the vision of a Palestinian state which looks like militias riding in on Jeeps and firing-off rifles.
Bridle printed two years' worth of posts in a book, My Life in Tweets, through a self-publishing service.
The retelling developed quite a following, Bridle not included.
The Gaucho, now holding fast the bridle fixed to the lower jaw, leads the horse outside the corral.A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World|Charles Darwin
Mine cost me only 135 dollars with the bridle and saddle, and that I am told is 18 dollars too much.
I rush'd to Molly, caught her bridle, and leap'd on her back.The Splendid Spur|Arthur T. Quiller Couch
Her eyes drooped, and she nervously twisted the bridle reins.The Mysterious Rider|Zane Grey
Jardine held the stirrup, she seized the bridle, set her mouth and started the horse.Northwest!|Harold Bindloss