Definitions for hair-raising

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hair′-rais`ing(adj.)

  1. terrifying or horrifying:

    a hair-raising encounter with death.

Origin of hair-raising:

1895–1900

hair′-rais`ing•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bloodcurdling, hair-raising, nightmarish(adj)

    extremely alarming

Wiktionary

  1. hair-raising(Adjective)

    Causing fear; scary.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

hair-raising(adjective)

terrifying

hair-raising stories.

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