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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A feeling of anger and animosity.

Usage examples (38)
  • Having one's hackles or dander up
  • Long, thin hackles are best: They move easily in the water and don't impede your casting.
  • Like I said, that was just my impression at the time and it didn't raise any of my "hackles," or "heckles."
  • 'hackles' up, and waiting for the enemy with an ominous growl. for more
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