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I'm the least spiritual person in the world. I can't even abide a smelly candle. I know it's meant to make me relax, and that immediately makes my hackles rise.
Jenny Eclair

Meaning of "hackles" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HACKLES

hackles  [ˈhækəlz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HACKLES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hackles is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HACKLES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hackles

Hackles

The hackles are the long, fine feathers which are found on the backs of certain types of domestic chicken. They are often brightly coloured, especially on roosters. These feathers are often used as fly lures. The term can also apply to the erectile hairs along the back of the neck of an animal, especially of a dog.

Definition of hackles in the English dictionary

The definition of hackles in the dictionary is the hairs on the back of the neck and the back of a dog, cat, etc, which rise when the animal is angry or afraid. Other definition of hackles is anger or resentment.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HACKLES


academicals
ˌækəˈdɛmɪkəlz
bifocals
baɪˈfəʊkəlz
canonicals
kəˈnɒnɪkəlz
chemicals
ˈkɛmɪkəlz
Chronicles
ˈkrɒnɪkəlz
clericals
ˈklɛrɪkəlz
Eccles
ˈɛkəlz
multifocals
ˌmʌltɪˈfəʊkəlz
Nichols
ˈnɪkəlz
oracles
ˈɒrəkəlz
physicals
ˈfɪzɪkəlz
shackles
ˈʃækəlz
spectacles
ˈspɛktəkəlz
Tabernacles
ˈtæbəˌnækəlz
theatricals
θɪˈætrɪkəlz
trifocals
ˈtraɪˈfəʊkəlz
varifocals
ˈvɛərɪˌfəʊkəlz
vocals
ˈvəʊkəlz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HACKLES

hackery
hackette
hackie
hacking
hacking coat
hacking cough
hacking jacket
hackle
hackle fly
hackler
hacklet
hackly
Hackman
hackmatack
hackmen
hackney
hackney cab
hackneyed
hackneyism
hackneyman

WORDS THAT END LIKE HACKLES

Antilles
at right angles
brass knuckles
Charles
de los Angeles
Herakles
home sales
hot cockles
Knowles
los Angeles
miles
principles
rap over the knuckles
Rules
sales
Seychelles
singles
tales
titles
Wales

Synonyms and antonyms of hackles in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hackles» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HACKLES

Find out the translation of hackles to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hackles from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hackles» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

愤怒
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pelos de punta
570 millions of speakers

English

hackles
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

hackles
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غضب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

перья
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

hackles
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

hackles
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

camail
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Huru hara
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Nackenhaare
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ハックル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

목 둘레 털
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hackles
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hackles
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எரிச்சலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तुरा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tüylerini
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ire
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Pióra
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пір´я
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hackles
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

hackles
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hackles
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hackles
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bust
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hackles

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QUOTES WITH «HACKLES»

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Jenny Eclair
I'm the least spiritual person in the world. I can't even abide a smelly candle. I know it's meant to make me relax, and that immediately makes my hackles rise.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HACKLES»

Discover the use of hackles in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hackles and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Soft-Hackled Fly and Tiny Soft Hackles: A Trout ...
61 fly patterns: Partridge and Orange, Iron Blue Dun, and many more historically proven flies Ten new chapters on tiny soft hackles and how to tie them New color photos of 38 tiny soft hackles Sylvester Nemes is singlehandedly responsible ...
Sylvester Nemes, 2005
2
Wet Flies: Tying and Fishing Soft-Hackles, Winged and ...
A detailed survey of the history and use of wet flies, with information on the insects they reassemble, fishing techniques and tying instructions.
Dave Hughes, 1995
3
Spey Flies and How to Tie Them
CHICKEN HACKLES Chicken feathers are used mainly for body and throat hackles on salmon patterns. A few salmon flies, such as the Black Dog, use chicken hackles as an underwing material. Some steelhead flies have hackle-tip wings.
Bob Veverka, 2003
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Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences
of hackles or pins at the time the fibrous material is being drawn therefrom. The figure in Plate XII.represents a sectional elevation of a part of the feeding head or gill apparatus attached to, or part of, a combing machine. There are two sets of ...
‎1861
5
The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of ...
of hackles or pins at the time the fibrous material is being drawn therefrom. The figure in Plate XII. represents a sectional elevation of a part of the feeding head or gill apparatus attached to, or part of, a combing machine. There are two sets of ...
William Newton, 1861
6
Fly Tying: 30 Years of Tips, Tricks, and Patterns
I like to select grizzly hen hackles that are rectangular, with high-contrast bands. The softer hen hackles are easily mounted and often have full width to their tips. This makes an attractive wing, unlike the more common pointed or tapered cock ...
Joe Healy, 2010
7
Irish Trout and Salmon Flies
ANOTHER WAY TO DYE CLARET Take a handful of nut galls and bruise them, put them into the crucible and boil them half an hour, add to the dye a table- spoonful of oil of vitriol in half a cup of water, put in the hackles and boil two hours ; then ...
E.J. Malone, 1999
8
The Rise: Streamside Observations on Trout, Flies, and Fly ...
body. When I swim a soft-hackle around in the water in front of me on a short leader, the hackles seem to move around and stick out just fine. If I pull the fly very quickly through the water or hold it in place against a stiff current, the hackles may ...
‎2006
9
Dog Training For Dummies
Hackles refer to the fur along the dog's spine from the neckto the tip of his tail. When a dog is frightened or unsure, the fur literally stands up and away from his spine. In a young dog, it may happen frequently because the dog's life experiences ...
Jack Volhard, Wendy Volhard, 2011
10
Tensile Fracturing in Rocks: Tectonofractographic and ...
plain the frequent occurrence of fringes that show hackles in a shingle-like arrangement (center of Fig. 4.12b). The latter fringes often exhibit non-uniform widths (Fig. 2.34a). Hence, it is quite possible that on the fracture surface obtained by De ...
Dov Bahat, Avinoam Rabinovitch, Vladimir Frid, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HACKLES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hackles is used in the context of the following news items.
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Lieutenant governor's light schedule raises hackles ahead of likely …
TALLAHASSEE — Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera has had plenty of time to prepare to announce a likely campaign for the U.S. Senate on ... «Orlando Sentinel, Jul 15»
2
Parody of LDP security bills video goes viral ahead of Diet vote
In the parody, Akari raises hackles over what she labels an “economic military conscription system.” Japan, she says, is a great power, but ... «The Japan Times, Jul 15»
3
Bicyclists: I share your lane
A couple of weeks ago, I made a stab at lampooning this, which predictably raised the hackles of bike lane defenders and unintentionally could ... «Pueblo Chieftain, Jul 15»
4
Where Can We Get Some of This 'Unfettered Capitalism' Pope …
With all due respect to the Holy Father, my hackles rise at the sound of Orwellian phrases like “the bondage of individualism.” People can't be ... «Breitbart News, Jul 15»
5
Bamboozled: Scammed, suckered or looking for satisfaction? Here's …
Before you raise your hackles with complaints to outside agencies. start at the source. First contact the customer service department of the ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
6
Greece could have obtained a less humiliating result two weeks ago …
The insistence that surfaced over the last pre-summit days that Greece deposits assets as a guarantee had raised Greek hackles till the very ... «Malta Independent Online, Jul 15»
7
Kylie Jenner fights with Hunger Games star Amandla Stenberg over …
The picture raised the hackles of Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg​, who tore strips off Jenner in a comment on the Instagram shot. «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
8
Should workers be allowed to dip into retirement funds?
The proposed cap on premature withdrawal from the Provident Fund has raised many hackles. This is partly because no one likes fetters ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
9
You need a lot to be a good politician but kids isn't one of them says …
As I read it, I felt my hackles rise and spirits sink, just as Liz Kendall (who is not married and has no offspring) clearly did. 'Parentgate' kicked off ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
10
Share “Flood waters have receded on the Lower...”
Carter said hare's ear soft hackles, hare's ear nymphs, crawdad patterns and soft hackles all produced very well. “The dry fly fishing seemed to ... «NewsOK.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hackles [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hackles>. Jul 2020 ».
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