Words nearby hackles
How to use hackles in a sentence
It is the connection of triclosan to dioxin that has appropriately raised the hackles of so many.
British journalist Liz Jones has an unqualified knack for raising media hackles on both sides of the Atlantic.Feminist Flagellant: Liz Jones’s Surprising Brand of Tell-All|Emma Garman|July 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Ornstein pointed the finger at Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who's questioning of Hagel during the confirmation hearing raised hackles.
But the conditions on the cash raised some hackles in Pakistan.
The fat fee is raising some hackles, but the head of the nonprofit she helped tells Shushannah Walshe she was worth the money.
Logwood dyes lilac, or pink; to turn red hackles brown, boil them in copperas.The Teesdale Angler|R Lakeland
His gray hackles stiffened and his thick-set eyebrows bristled outward like bits of frosted privet.The Escape of Mr. Trimm|Irvin S. Cobb
But his hackles remained raised as he accompanied the boy into the cabin.Trading Jeff and his Dog|James Arthur Kjelgaard
With hackles bristling and teeth bared he approached us, emitting savage growls.13 Days|John Alan Lyde Caunter
It was staring up at him fiercely from red eyes, and the hackles stood erect, though it did not growl.Heart of the Blue Ridge|Waldron Baily
Other Idioms and Phrases with hackles
see raise someone's hackles.