hair–raising

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adjective hair–rais·ing \ˈher-ˌrā-ziŋ\

Definition of hair–raising

  1. :  causing terror, excitement, or astonishment hair–raising stories

hair–raisingly

play \ˈher-ˌrā-ziŋ-lē\ adverb

1900

First Known Use of hair–raising

1900


HAIR–RAISING Defined for English Language Learners

hair-raising

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adjective

Definition of hair–raising for English Language Learners

  • : very frightening or exciting


HAIR–RAISING Defined for Kids

hair–raising

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adjective hair–rais·ing \ˈher-ˌrā-ziŋ\

Definition of hair–raising for Students

  1. :  causing terror, excitement, or great surprise He told a hair-raising ghost story.


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