bristlingly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bristling +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

bristlingly ‎(comparative more bristlingly, superlative most bristlingly)

  1. In a bristling manner.
    • 2008 June 15, Maureen Dowd, “W. Regrets Almost Nothing”[1], New York Times:
      His disdain for Jacques Chirac and Gerhard Schröder, and theirs for him, was bristlingly clear.