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1.
The act of riding the curtails of someone else's notoriety to achieve success.
The extreme bristoling during season 11 of Dancing With the Stars led to several qualified dancers being eliminated prior to the finals, in favor of a less qualified dancer.
by pissed_at_brist November 24, 2010
 
2.
Engaging in random sexual intercourse without a condom.
Dude, if you keep bristoling Jesse you'll end up like Levi but with VD and no book options.
by chitowncarl April 24, 2009