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

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
References in classic literature ?
"I know one thing," said Cecily resolutely, "and that is, I'm going to curl my hair for to-morrow night.
I made a solemn vow when Peter was dying that I would never curl my hair again, and I should have kept it.
It would cheer me of a morning when I curl my hair," laughed Sylvia.
I need to pin curl my hair to fit under my Kitty the Kat mask.
Then I'd put on my make-up, curl my hair and get into period costume.
She said: 'They used straighteners to curl my hair. I love it and always have it like that for special occasions.