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HORRIPILATE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does horripilate mean? 

HORRIPILATE (verb)
  The verb HORRIPILATE has 2 senses:

1. have one's hair stand on end and get goosebumps
2. cause (someone's) hair to stand on end and to have goosebumps

  Familiarity information: HORRIPILATE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HORRIPILATE (verb)


Sense 1horripilate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Have one's hair stand on end and get goosebumps

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Context example:

I horripilate when I see violence on television

Hypernyms (to "horripilate" is one way to...):

experience; get; have; receive; undergo (go through (mental or physical states or experiences))

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2horripilate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cause (someone's) hair to stand on end and to have goosebumps

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Context example:

Hitchcock movies horripilate me

Hypernyms (to "horripilate" is one way to...):

excite; stimulate; stir (stir feelings in)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody


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