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"
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- 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