Definition of hair-raising in English:

hair-raising

Syllabification: hair-rais·ing

adjective

Derivatives

hair-raiser

noun
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  • But it is true that there are fewer absolutely lousy frontbench speakers these days, just as much as there are fewer hair-raisers.
  • This includes aquarium hair-raisers that are planned for small, large, and medium sized fish tanks.
  • By the end of this film I was so thoroughly engrossed that when the final sequence - a hair-raiser to end all hair-raisers - arrived, I was reduced to a whimpering, shivering wreck.

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