verb (used with object), hor·rip·i·lat·ed, hor·rip·i·lat·ing.
- to produce horripilation on.
Origin of horripilate
First recorded in 1615–25, horripilate
is from the Latin
(past participle of horripilāre
to become bristly). See horrify
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018