verb (used with object), bri·dled, bri·dling.
verb (used without object), bri·dled, bri·dling.
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Origin of bridle
OTHER WORDS FROM bridlebri·dle·less, adjectivebridler, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bridlebridal, bridle
Example sentences from the Web for bridle
I bridled, too, at the unsolicited advice she persisted in giving my friends.Diane von Furstenberg: Becoming the Woman She Wanted to Be|Diane von Furstenberg|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still others bridled at my two suggested U.S. military actions.Les Gelb Puts Russia in Its Place—and Critics in Theirs|Leslie H. Gelb|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When pressed by his vice president—a fellow named Bush—to invade Panama and arrest its corrupt dictator, Reagan bridled.
Mr. Newdegate was a hard-mouthed witness, but he-was saddled, bridled, and ridden to the winning-post.Reminiscences of Charles Bradlaugh|George W. Foote
He bridled up at the word "illiterate," and repudiated the vile insinuation.My New Curate|P.A. Sheehan
His horse, "all saddled and bridled," stood below in the street, awaiting him.The Diamond Coterie|Lawrence L. Lynch
A great roan stallion, bridled but without a saddle, materialized.A World Called Crimson|Darius John Granger
One of the men came out of a corral leading Beasley's saddled and bridled horse.The Man of the Forest|Zane Grey