hair-raising Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"hair-raising" in British English

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hair-raisingadjective

uk   /ˈheəˌreɪ.zɪŋ/  us   /ˈher-/
very ​frightening: She gave a hair-raising ​account of her ​escape through the ​desert.
(Definition of hair-raising from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hair-raising" in American English

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hair-raisingadjective

 us   /ˈheərˌreɪ·zɪŋ/
frightening or ​shocking: She told us a hair-raising ​story about ​suddenlymeeting a ​bear on her ​campingtrip.
(Definition of hair-raising from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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