creep out

phrasal verb
creeped out; creeping out; creeps out

Definition of creep out

US, informal
: to cause (someone) to have an uncomfortable feeling of nervousness or fear : to give (someone) the creeps That guy really creeps me out. I felt creeped out being alone in the office at night.

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“Creep out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/creep%20out. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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