hackles


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Synonyms for hackles

raise someone's hackles or make someone's hackles rise

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  • anger
  • annoy
  • infuriate
  • cause resentment
  • rub someone up the wrong way
  • make someone see red
  • get someone's dander up

Synonyms for hackles

a feeling of anger and animosity

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And like all the other dancers featured in this article he is holding a pair of hackle twirlers.
this past January, I had a chance to talk to Bill Keough of Keough Hackles in Mendon, Mich.
Hair Flairs has already bought the bulk of feathers that will be produced in 2012 by Bill Keough at Keough Hackles in southwest Michigan.
The Red Hackle is the feather plume worn on the left of the Tam O'Shanter by troops.
The price tag for the Navy's latest ship-construction plan is raising hackles on Capitol Hill.
Sutcliffe raised the hackles of some of football's biggest names this week with his comments about England captain John Terry, whose salary he described as "obscene", and also lashed out at the Red Devils for raising season ticket prices and making cup tickets compulsory purchases.
When I first read about this my hackles rose and I was on the verge of firing off a letter to someone but then I read some more.
LIKE many others, I was disappointed at the cancellation of the Coventry Fun Run due to the conditions at War Memorial Park, but what has raised my hackles is the fact that this fantastic event is not being rescheduled for this year.
No longer quite the underdog, Vachon can still get up her hackles up when one of her babies--like her Capote film, Infamous, due out in October--is threatened.
As the biggest of SUVs, previous Hummer models raised hackles among environmentalists (as well as highway safety proponents) for their excessive, imposing size and weight as well as their fuel consumption and contribution of polluting emissions.
Commuters feel their hackles rising when they hear the authorities apologising for "any" inconvenience the delay/cancellation "may" cause.
Even the ubiquitous Myers-Briggs test, which seems to be designed to weed out the introverts, raised my hackles.
Six years ago, the Reporter raised hackles by revealing that a number of the city's most prominent African American ministers were in the same quandary.
The raised hackles, the bared teeth, the snarling and the nipping.
The famous red hackles of the Black Watch head-dress bristled amid a crowd of 2,000 in Edinburgh, as veterans marched alongside politicians and the families of soldiers to the sound of pipes and drums.