Meaning of “hair-raising” in the English Dictionary

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"hair-raising" in British English

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(Definition of “hair-raising” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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us /ˈheərˌreɪ·zɪŋ/

frightening or shocking:

She told us a hair-raising story about suddenly meeting a bear on her camping trip.

(Definition of “hair-raising” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)