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bridle

US [ˈbraɪd(ə)l]
UK ['braɪd(ə)l]
  • n.马勒;马笼头
  • v.给(马)套笼头;(尤指傲慢地昂首对…)表示恼怒
  • Web缰绳;束缚;约束
Plural Form:bridles  Present Participle:bridling  Past Tense:bridled  
bridle
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n.
1.
马勒;马笼头a set of leather bands, attached to reins , which is put around a horse's head and used for controlling it
v.
1.
[t]
~ sth
给(马)套笼头to put a bridle on a horse
2.
[i]
~ (at sth)
(尤指傲慢地昂首对…)表示恼怒,表示不快to show that you are annoyed and/or offended at sth, especially by moving your head up and backwards in a proud way
She bridled at the suggestion that she was lying.
她对暗示她在说谎的言论嗤之以鼻。

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