make one's hair stand on end

idiom

informal
: to cause fright or terror in someone
Just hearing his voice makes my hair stand on end.

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“Make one's hair stand on end.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20one%27s%20hair%20stand%20on%20end. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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