rough (part of speech: adjective)
sharp (part of speech: adjective)
- He stood now, not really grinning at me, but with an amused look under that bristly mustache, and suggested, " So you haven't seen young Gilbert?" - "The Million-Dollar Suitcase", Alice MacGowan Perry Newberry.
- Thick bristly black hair parted mathematically in the middle drooped on either side of his forehead above a pair of snappy black eyes and rather bulbous nose. - "McAllister and His Double", Arthur Train.
- Her face is quite white, and her hair so black and drawn off her forehead, and she has a bristly moustache. - "The Visits of Elizabeth", Elinor Glyn.