make (one's) skin crawl(redirected from make their skin crawl)
make (one's) skin crawl
To cause one to feel disgusted, frightened, or unnerved. Having to look all those surgical photos made my skin crawl. The mere mention of cockroaches makes her skin crawl.
make your skin crawl
If something or someone makes your skin crawl, you find them very unpleasant and frightening. The way he looks at me makes my skin crawl. I hated this man, his very touch made my skin crawl. Compare with make your flesh creep.