Pronunciation of Bridle
/bɹˈa͡ɪdə͡l/, /bɹˈaɪdəl/, /b_ɹ_ˈaɪ_d_əl/
Synonyms for bridle:
horsewoman, remount, gallop, horseback riding, horse-riding, lariat, shoe, starting gate, horsemanship, saddle up, snaffle, bareback, joust, blinders, riding crop, sidesaddle, horseman, winning post, Whoa, stable girl, Pack saddle, riding, silk, stable boy, mounted, dismount, canter, equestrian.
rider, pommel, saddlery, ride, trot, break in, stirrup, spill, skittish.
pinion, keep down, lock up.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
handcuff, stronghold, Alcatraz, brig, bastille, straight jacket, lockup, irons, manacle, pound, jailhouse, pinion, cage, jug, pillory, shackle, fence, San Quentin, prison, confine, penitentiary, reform school, pen, keep, cooler, oubliette, jail, penal colony, stockade, vise, collar, tether, coop, cell, dungeon, gaol, reformatory.
restraining device (noun)
check, hold back (verb)
Usage examples for bridle:
- Without benefit of saddle or bridle, Cindy leaped on Sparkle. - "We Were There at the Oklahoma Land Run", James Arthur Kjelgaard.
- From St. Martin commences the bridle- path to Entraque, by the valley of the Vesubie and the Col di Finestra, 8269 ft. - "The South of France--East Half", Charles Bertram Black.
- As he was riding one evening, a strange, wild- looking being sprang out of the darkness and seized the bridle of his horse, crying, Fly, fly! - "A Short History of France", Mary Platt Parmele.