meaning and examples of the Phrase

Bristle with anger

pronunciation:
British (male):
American (female):
bristle with rage & bristle with anger & bristle with indignation
Fig. to demonstrate one's anger, rage, or displeasure with a strong negative response. (Alludes to a dog or cat raising the hair on its back in anger or as a threat.)
She was just bristling with anger. I don't know what set her off.
Walter bristled with rage as he saw the damage to his new car.

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