- bris·tli·ness, noun
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How to use bristly in a sentence
The new bristly shapes created by the magnets now take these hard-working particles to the next level.A shape-shifting robotic tooth-cleaner might one day brush for you | Kathryn Hulick | November 11, 2022 | Science News For Students
His hair is less gray than it is now, less bristly, more floppy.
The hair was stiff and bristly, and stood out in every direction, while the beard matched it in growth and quantity.Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
Clark glanced down at his own shabby clothes and rubbed a rough, bristly chin.Restricted Tool | Malcolm B. Morehart
His muzzle is thick and long; his eyebrows are rough and bristly: his ears black, and almost naked.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10) | Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon