verb (used with object), bri·dled, bri·dling.
verb (used without object), bri·dled, bri·dling.
Words nearby bridle
Origin of bridle
OTHER WORDS FROM bridlebri·dle·less, adjectivebri·dler, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bridlebridal bridle
Examples from the Web for bridled
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
When pressed by his vice president—a fellow named Bush—to invade Panama and arrest its corrupt dictator, Reagan bridled.
Traveller, saddled and bridled, was waiting and the commander-in-chief sprang into the saddle with all the agility of a young man.The Shades of the Wilderness|Joseph A. Altsheler
A safe and good horse, well saddled and bridled, brought to you every morning at the hotel, costs you a dollar a day.Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands|Charles Nordhoff
When the animal declines to be bridled or grasped by the mane, the trailing rope usually can be caught up.Pluck on the Long Trail|Edwin L. Sabin
With the assistance of the line-guard we saddled and bridled him; but at the stable door he dug his toes in.
Lauretta bridled in the full virginity of three-and-thirty, and walked up the opposite side!Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II|Various