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verb bridle pronunciation in American English /ˈbraɪd(ə)l/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlebridling
past tensebridled
past participlebridled
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to be angry or offended, and show this in your movements or expression

    He bridled at the suggestion that he had lied.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to put a bridle on a horse


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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