Synonyms of hackle in English:

hackle

noun

Phrases

make someone's hackles rise

Julie's compulsive criticizing made her sister's hackles rise
rub the wrong way
informal aggravate, peeve, needle, rile, make someone see red, make someone's blood boil, get someone's back up, get someone's goat, get someone's dander up, bug, tee off, tick off, burn up

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Pronunciation: dəˈmôrəˌlīz
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