One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Give someone an unpleasant feeling of fear or unease.‘an anonymous note like that would creep me out’
- ‘Most of my friends have clown phobias, which makes my life difficult cos he creeps them out.’
- ‘That way, you won't be staring directly, which could creep someone out.’
- ‘The limo driver creeps out the teens with sleazy demeanor.’
- ‘The thought of him being anything close to a brother to me actually crept me out.’
- ‘Unfortunately, lately he's been creeping me out.’
- ‘Now that the spooky season is upon us, Old Montreal is a great area to creep yourself out with an evening walk.’
- ‘Why the cellar creeps me out is a mystery.’
- ‘These written professions of love completely creep me out.’
- ‘Those movies creep me out, I tell her.’
- ‘The TV version, made in 1975, still creeps me out from the corners of my memory.’
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