Synonyms for bridle


1. bridle, headgear
usage: headgear for a horse; includes a headstall and bit and reins to give the rider or driver control
2. bridle, check, curb, restraint
usage: the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess; "his common sense is a bridle to his quick temper"


1. bridle, anger, see red
usage: anger or take offense; "She bridled at his suggestion to elope"
2. bridle, restrain, encumber, cumber, constrain
usage: put a bridle on; "bridle horses"
3. bridle, answer, reply, respond
usage: respond to the reins, as of horses
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