It gives me the creeps
Posted by ESC on September 08, 2007
In Reply to: It gives me the creeps posted by ESC on September 08, 2007
: : What's the origin of "it gives me the creeps"?
: I am guessing that "creeps" refers to goose-flesh and the creepy-crawly feeling of one's skin.
to have the sensation of being covered with creeping things -- the thought made his flesh creep.