make someone's skin crawl/creep

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Definition of make someone's skin crawl/creep

: to make someone feel disgusted, afraid, etc. The horrible things I saw made my skin crawl/creep.

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“Make someone's skin crawl/creep.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/made%20one%27s%20flesh%20crawl. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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