get under someone's skin

idiom

Definition of get under someone's skin

informal
1 : to irritate or upset someone His constant boasting was beginning to get under my skin.
2 : to affect someone positively even though he or she does not want or expect to be affected that way : grow to like something I used to hate the city, but after a while it kind of got under my skin. The actress accepted the role because the character really got under her skin.

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“Get under someone's skin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20under%20someone%27s%20skin. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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