Extremely alarming, astonishing, or frightening: hair-raising adventures
More example sentences
- A family is setting off on what many would consider a hair-raising adventure by upping roots and moving to the other side of the globe.
- The howling of the sirens, which shriek to announce the beginning and end of each air raid alarm, merge into a single, hair-raising noise.
- Even within such parameters I have had plenty of adventures of my own abroad, some more hair-raising than others.