Definition of hair-raiser in English:



See hair-raising

‘But it is true that there are fewer absolutely lousy frontbench speakers these days, just as much as there are fewer hair-raisers.’
  • ‘This includes aquarium hair-raisers that are planned for small, large, and medium sized fish tanks.’
  • ‘By the end of this film I was so thoroughly engrossed that when the final sequence - a hair-raiser to end all hair-raisers - arrived, I was reduced to a whimpering, shivering wreck.’
  • ‘They have the power to ban the hair-raisers outright, but a word to the wise should do as well.’
  • ‘Here you can enjoy biggest and most thrilling wooden roller coaster in Scandinavia and other hair-raisers.’