make one's hair curl

Definition of make one's hair curl

informal
Note: If something makes your hair curl, it frightens, shocks, or surprises you.

Word by Word Definitions

make play
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. : the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

  2. : brand

  3. : the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

hair play
  1. : a slender threadlike outgrowth of the epidermis of an animal

  2. : the hairy covering of an animal or a body part

  3. : haircloth

curl play
  1. : to form into coils or ringlets

  2. : to form into a curved shape : twist

  3. : to furnish with curls

  1. : a lock of hair that coils : ringlet

  2. : something having a spiral or winding form : coil

  3. : the action of curling : the state of being curled


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