make your hair stand on end


make your hair stand on end
make your hair stand on end — see hair
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make your hair stand on end
informal
◇ If something makes your hair stand on end, it frightens you.

Just hearing his voice makes my hair stand on end.

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Main Entry:hair
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make your hair stand on end — see hair
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Main Entry:stand

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  • make your hair stand on end — make (your) hair stand on end to cause you to be very frightened. Massey s detailed account of the battle made my hair stand on end. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form feel your hair stand on end to recognize you are very frightened: I could …   New idioms dictionary

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  • make your hair stand on end — cause you to be afraid, petrified, scared stiff    Strange sounds began coming from the closet. It was enough to make your hair stand on end …   English idioms

  • make your hair stand on end —    If something makes your hair stand on end, it terrifies you.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Make your hair stand on end —   If something makes your hair stand on end, it terrifies you …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • make your hair stand on end — Meaning Frightening. Origin From Shakespeare s Hamlet. I could a tale unfold, whose lightest word would harrow up thy soul, freeze thy young blood, make thy two eyes, like stars, start from their spheres, thy knotted and combined locks to part… …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • make hair stand on end — make (your) hair stand on end to cause you to be very frightened. Massey s detailed account of the battle made my hair stand on end. Usage notes: sometimes used in the form feel your hair stand on end to recognize you are very frightened: I could …   New idioms dictionary

  • make somebody's hair stand on end — make sb s ˈhair stand on end idiom to shock or frighten sb • a chilling tale that will make your hair stand on end Main entry: ↑hairidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • make someone's hair stand on end — HORRIFY, shock, appal, scandalize, stun; make someone s blood run cold; informal make someone s hair curl. → hair * * * make someone s hair stand on end To frighten or astonish someone greatly • • • Main Entry: ↑hair * * * make someone’s hair… …   Useful english dictionary

  • make someone's hair stand on end — the truth about Corrine would make your hair stand on end Syn: horrify, shock, appall, scandalize, stun; make someone s blood run cold; informal make someone s hair curl, turn someone s hair white …   Thesaurus of popular words