make one's toes curl

idiom

Definition of make one's toes curl

informal
: to cause one to have a very strong and usually unpleasant feeling (such as a feeling of being embarrassed, annoyed, etc.) Just thinking about my old boyfriend makes my toes curl.

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“Make one's toes curl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20one%27s%20toes%20curl. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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