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The talk show, as a genre, has been in decline for a while. It started with Jerry Springer, when the talk shows suffered a metamorphosis, going from the real and social issues to the hair-raising.
Cristina Saralegui

Meaning of "hair-raising" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HAIR-RAISING

hair-raising play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HAIR-RAISING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hair-Raising is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES HAIR-RAISING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of hair-raising in the English dictionary

The definition of hair-raising in the dictionary is inspiring horror; terrifying.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HAIR-RAISING

hair shirt
hair slide
hair space
hair specialist
hair stroke
hair transplant
hair trigger
hair-curler
hair-lock
hair-raiser
hair-trigger
hair´s breadth
hair´s-breadth
hairball
hairband
hairbrained
hairbrush
haircap
haircloth
haircut

WORDS THAT END LIKE HAIR-RAISING

advertising
appetising
appraising
bruising
compromising
display advertising
enterprising
fundraising
housing
merchandising
practising
promising
raising
rising
self-raising
subliminal advertising
surprising
unappetising
uncompromising
unpromising
uprising

Synonyms and antonyms of hair-raising in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HAIR-RAISING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «hair-raising» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of hair-raising

Translation of «hair-raising» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HAIR-RAISING

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

Translator English - Chinese

令人毛骨悚然
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

los pelos de punta
570 millions of speakers

English

hair-raising
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भयनक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مرعب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

волосы - во
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

de arrepiar os cabelos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হেয়ার উত্থাপন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

effrayant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penjanaan rambut
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

haarsträubend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

身の毛のよだつような
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

오싹
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rambut mundhak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tóc gáy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முடி திரட்டும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

केस उभारणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

tüyler ürpertici
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

orripilante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podnoszenie włosów
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

волосся -во
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

păr de sensibilizare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανατριχιαστικό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hare - verhoging
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hårresande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hårreisende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hair-raising

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HAIR-RAISING»

The term «hair-raising» is regularly used and occupies the 66.541 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HAIR-RAISING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hair-raising

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QUOTES WITH «HAIR-RAISING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word hair-raising.
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Cristina Saralegui
The talk show, as a genre, has been in decline for a while. It started with Jerry Springer, when the talk shows suffered a metamorphosis, going from the real and social issues to the hair-raising.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HAIR-RAISING»

Discover the use of hair-raising in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hair-raising and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hair Raising: Beauty, Culture, and African American Women
Examines the social and political role of African American women's hair, examining its place in advertising, Black pride, race, and women's magazines In this book, the author explores the history and politics of hair and beauty culture in ...
Noliwe M. Rooks, 1996
2
Hubert's Hair Raising Adventure
Friends help a lion who has lost his mane regrow a most unusual one.
‎1979
3
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories
From Washington Irving comes "The Adventure of My Grandfather" and from Saki, "The Cobweb." Bill Pronzini plays a horrifying game of "Peekaboo," while Frances Garfield portrays "The House at Evening" to alarming effect.
Al Sarrantonio, Martin Harry Greenberg, 2003
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Hair Raising
When a serial scalper targets werewolves, zombie P.I. Dan Shamble must lurch through an insane world of voodoo tattoo artists, illicit cockatrice fights and the crazed fans in town for the Worldwide Horror Convention to stop even more fur ...
Kevin J. Anderson, 2013
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How to Build Hair-Raising Haunted Houses
Create a surgery gone wrong in the kitchen. Scare your friends with a backyard filled with zombies. With the projects in this book, your house is sure to be the must-see destination this Halloween!
Jodi Wheeler-Toppen, PhD, 2011
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Hair Raising Stories: Humorous and Heartwarming True Tales ...
The stories are all true,( believe me, Id be hard pressed to make half this stuff up!) Although geared toward hair dressers world wide, it has universal appeal.
Jean Breton, 2009
7
The Brush-Off: A Hair-raising Mystery
Alluring hair stylist Reyn Marten Sawyer becomes involved in an uneasy alliance with sexy detective Jackson Scythe to track down a killer when she becomes a suspect in the murder of her mentor, Ricardo, San Antonio's hair salon king, who is ...
Laura Bradley, 2004
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The Hair-Raising Joys of Raising Boys
Because sometimes you just need to laugh. "Very funny stuff! This is a great 'guy' book-even if you're not a guy. The ballistic diaper chapter alone is well worth the price."--Laura Jensen Walker, author, Thanks for the Mammogram!
Dave M. Meurer, 2006
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Manna for Moms: God's Provision for Your Hair-Raising, ...
Megan Breedlove, a stay-at-home mom of four energetic little ones, is convinced it can be done . . . and Manna for Moms is a daily devotional that shows moms how.
Megan Breedlove, 2011
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Hair-raising tales
Retells the stories of Prince Prospero's party to forget the plague, the rich, but ugly Bluebeard, who murdered his wives, and the Gray Thief whose cleverness is his undoing
Corinne Denan, Meredith Lightbown, 1980

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HAIR-RAISING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hair-raising is used in the context of the following news items.
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Holiday Inn's Hair-Raising Bee Extraction - The Austin Chronicle
Holiday Inn's Hair-Raising Bee Extraction. Hotel to welcome rooftop apiary and garden soon. By Virginia B. Wood, 12:25PM, Mon. Jul. 13, 2015 ... «Austin Chronicle, Jul 15»
2
Hair-raising Insta feud - Ahmedabad Mirror
Hair-raising Insta feud. Kylie Jenner has launched into a bitter online row with Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg after she revealed her ... «Ahmedabad Mirror, Jul 15»
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Manchester Camerata/Takács-Nagy review – Arvo Pärt's hair-raising
In a rather thrilling coincidence, two great east European masters have visited the Bridgewater Hall in consecutive months. Krzysztof ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
Local markets may face hair-raising start to week as Greece talks …
Local markets may face hair-raising start to week as Greece talks end .... which some say could make a hair-raising start to the week on local ... «Herald Sun, Jul 15»
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Middlesbrough gran takes on a hair-raising task for poorly Kian …
A kind-hearted gran is getting used to her new “fluffy” hairdo after she had her head shaved to help a poorly little boy. It was the second time ... «ChronicleLive, Jul 15»
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"The most incredible thing was the way the Irish celebrated" - hair
In an absolutely wonderful piece for Bleacher Report, MMA writer Jeremy Botter penned a hair-raising account of what he saw on Saturday night. About how ... «SportsJOE, Jul 15»
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ENO artistic director bows out amid hair-raising funding cuts - FT.com
ENO artistic director bows out amid hair-raising funding cuts. Roger Blitz. Share. Print; Clip; Gift Article. Comments. John Berry latest in a long ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
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Charlie Le Mindu Stages Hair-Raising Cabaret
The hairstylist's racy fall-winter 2015 “haute coiffeur” collection was presented Wednesday in a cabaret format in Paris' Crazy Horse venue. «WWD, Jul 15»
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Caterham Seven 270S: A truly hair-raising experience, if you can …
It's been a while since I last drove a Caterham Seven, and I am pleased to report that they are just as cramped, uncomfortable and hard work as ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
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USI summer camps provide a variety of hair-raising activities
photos by Darrin Phegley / Courier & Press Blake McFadin (right) and Alex Hartman get a closer look as they try to make the disc fly by ... «Evansville Courier & Press, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hair-Raising [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hair-raising>. Apr 2020 ».
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