toe-curling Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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toe-curlingadjective

uk   /ˈtəʊˌkɜː.lɪŋ/  us   /ˈtoʊˌkɝː-/ UK informal
making you ​feelextremelyembarrassed and ​ashamed for someone ​else: I ​saw the ​worstcomedyact I've ​everseen last ​night - it was ​absolutely toe-curling!
toe-curlingly
adverb /-li/
UK informal Why are most ​mediainterviews so toe-curlingly ​embarrassing?
(Definition of toe-curling from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “toe-curling”
in Chinese (Simplified) 令人极其尴尬的, 使人十分害臊的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 令人極其尷尬的, 使人十分害臊的…
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