scare the crap out of (one)

(redirected from scare the crap out of you)

scare the crap out of (one)

vulgar To shock or frighten one very suddenly and/or severely. Hyperbolically alludes to frightening one so badly as to cause them to lose bowel control. Don't sneak up on me like that, you scared the crap out of me! That car accident seems to have scared the crap out of Janet—she's still shaken by it.
See also: crap, of, out, scare
References in periodicals archive ?
If that statement doesn't scare the crap out of you, it should.
Anticipating the need for some literature in the stall, Seventh Generation offers facts about chlorine that will scare the crap out of you.
Full browser ?