Results for bridle

Definitions of bridle:

part of speech: verb transitive

To put on or manage by a bridle: to check or restrain.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To hold the head up, or toss it, as a sign of pride, scorn, or anger.

part of speech: noun

The bit and reins by which a rider is able to guide and restrain a horse; any restraint or check; a curb.

part of speech: verb transitive

To put a bit and reins on; to control; to guide.

part of speech: noun

The instrument on a horse's head, by which it is controlled: any curb or restraint.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To hold up the head proudly or affectedly.

part of speech: noun

The headstall, bit, and reins by which a horse is managed; a restraint.

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