make somebody's hair curl
make (one's) hair curl
To cause one to experience an acute feeling of shame, embarrassment, or discomfort. Her story about the disastrous wedding made everyone's hair curl. The thought of having to give her presentation in front of an audience made her hair curl.
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make somebody’s ˈhair curl(informal, humorous) shock or disturb somebody: The video contains some sex scenes that are enough to make your hair curl.
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