out of a nightmare

out of a nightmare

Very scary, surprising, or unpleasant. Walking through that giant web was like something out of a nightmare. If I have a spider in my hair, I'm gonna lose it! This creepy old house is right out of a nightmare—it's the perfect setting for our movie.
See also: nightmare, of, out
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