curl (one's) hair(redirected from curling their 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!
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
curl someone's hairand 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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.