Definition of make one's blood curdle in US English:

make one's blood curdle


  • Fill one with horror.

    • ‘And what we get is responses that just make your blood curdle when you get them back.’
    • ‘The '68 original remains the one to make your blood curdle.’
    • ‘It's just that the idea of you with someone else, it makes my blood curdle.’
    • ‘Some of them made my blood curdle.’
    • ‘Their eyebrows light up and their eyes shift back and forth in a way that made my blood curdle.’
    • ‘Thinking back, it makes my blood curdle because I played without a helmet and with little padding.’