curl (one's) hair

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curl (one's) hair

To shock or terrify someone. That horror movie sure curled my hair—I could not sleep for a week! Geez, don't sneak up on me like that, you're gonna curl my hair!
See also: curl, hair
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

curl someone's hair

 and make someone's hair curl
Fig. to frighten or alarm someone; to shock someone with sight, sound, or taste. Don't ever sneak up on me like that again. You really curled my hair. The horror film made my hair curl.
See also: curl, hair
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Hair and beauty students and tutors plaited and curled hair, gave manicures and did nail art while the performing arts department ran drama games and 'dance for fun' sessions.
Columbus must have been quite surprised when his eye fell on dark-skinned people with tightly curled hair. Likewise, other explorers (we call them astronauts) board spaceships in our modern age.
I really pushed the boat out, with fake eyelashes, curled hair and a little black dress.
Woolly hair (WH) is a rare hereditary hair shaft anomaly, characterized by tightly curled hair.1 WH is occasionally found to be associated with paucity of scalp and body hair.
Her curled hair blew in the breeze as the band started their slow guitar intro to Crazy In Love, giving way to Single Ladies.
The unbecoming curled hair, complete with a twirled fringe and loud makeup have won her no fans.
Alice Morse Earle quotes a letter written in England about the hairstyle fashioned for Mary Queen of the Scots: "She did set such a curled hair upon the Queen that was said to be a Peruke, that showed very delicately, and every other day she hath a new device of head dressing without any cost, and yet setteth forth a woman gaylie well."
This casual tossed-up bun style is great for day-old blow dried or curled hair.
With her full, deep rouge lips and delicately curled hair, she looks every inch a siren of the screen.
For the uninitiated a Twink was a home perming kit, which entailed having your hair wound tightly around tiny curlers before pouring a concoction over it that smelled like a very old urinal; this procedure curled hair, but not without turning it into something resembling the stuffing from an old sofa.
The highlighted, curled hair adds glamour but essentially she still appears very fresh and clean; it's a great, healthy look
Her carefully curled hair whipped across her face as she twirled around, sexily swaying her hips and gyrating her body.
She brushed my newly curled hair vigorously, and as I looked in the mirror, I was surprised to see that the shortness of my hair did not in any way seem detrimental.
to 20%) showed excellent performance, especially for ethnic hair care, Lipex[TM] 203 was found to be superior with regard to emolliency aspects, whereas Lipex[TM] 203 E70 excelled when it came to moisturising properties Significant improvements were obtained with regard to the shine, smoothness, conditioning, combing and flexibility of all treated hair types For ethnic hair-care a notable valorisation of the curled hair was observed, which resulted in an improved arrangement or curls and a reduced "fly away" effect,