hair-raiser
noun Date: 1897 thriller

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Hair Raiser — (動感快車) Standort Ocean Park (Hong Kong Island, Hongkong, Volksrepublik China) Typ Stahl – sitzend Modell Floorless Coaster Kategorie Floorless Coaster …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hair-raiser — noun excitation that makes your hair stand up or that chills your bones the movie was an old fashioned hair raiser • Syn: ↑chiller • Hypernyms: ↑excitation, ↑excitement * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : one that is hair raising …   Useful english dictionary

  • hair-raiser — hair′ rais er n. a hair raising story, experience, etc • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • hair-raiser — /hair ray zeuhr/, n. a story, experience, etc., that is terrifying or thrilling. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • hair raiser — n. excitation that makes one s hair stand, something exciting, thriller; chiller, something that thrills; (Slang) person who causes wild excitement, person who causes terror …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hair-raiser — /ˈhɛə reɪzə/ (say hair rayzuh) noun anything, as a story, that arouses fear or terror …   Australian English dictionary

  • hair-raiser —  Exciting story, film, etc …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • hair-raising — [her′rāz΄iŋ] adj. causing, or thought of as causing, the hair to stand on end; terrifying or shocking hair raiser n …   English World dictionary

  • chiller — noun excitation that makes your hair stand up or that chills your bones the movie was an old fashioned hair raiser • Syn: ↑hair raiser • Hypernyms: ↑excitation, ↑excitement …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Pit and the Pendulum (1961 film) — Infobox Film name = The Pit and the Pendulum image size = caption = Original 1961 theatrical release poster by Reynold Brown director = Roger Corman producer = Roger Corman James H. Nicholson (Exec Prod) Samuel Z. Arkoff (Exec Prod) writer =… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”