make someone's skin/flesh creep

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Definition of make someone's skin/flesh creep

: to cause someone to have an uncomfortable feeling of fear or disgust The thought of touching that slimy mess makes my skin creep.

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“Make someone's skin/flesh creep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20someone%27s%20skin%2Fflesh%20creep. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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