make your flesh creep(redirected from make your flesh crawl)
make (one's) flesh creep
To cause one to feel disgusted, frightened, or unnerved. Having to look at all those surgical photos made my flesh creep. The mere mention of cockroaches makes her flesh creep.
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make your flesh crawl
If something or someone makes your flesh creep or makes your flesh crawl, they make you feel uncomfortable because you find them so unpleasant or frightening. I didn't like him the first time I set eyes on him and now I know why. He made my flesh creep. I could see nobody. But they could see me. It made my flesh crawl. Note: You can also say that someone or something makes your skin crawl. Then suddenly she laughed. The sound made his skin crawl.
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make your ˈflesh creep/crawlmake you feel afraid or full of disgust: This is a movie to make your flesh creep. ♢ The way he looked at me made my flesh crawl.
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