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English definition of “make (sb's) hackles rise”

make (sb's) hackles rise

(also raise (sb's) hackles)
to annoy someone: The prime minister's speech has raised hackles among the opposition.Causing feelings of anger and displeasure
(Definition of make (sb's) hackles rise from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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