Definition of “toe-curling” - English Dictionary

“toe-curling” in British English

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toe-curlingadjective

uk /ˈtəʊˌkɜː.lɪŋ/ us /ˈtoʊˌkɝː.lɪŋ/ UK informal
toe-curlingly
adverb /-li/ /ˈtəʊˌkɜː.lɪŋ.li/ /ˈtoʊˌkɝː.lɪŋ.li/

UK informal

Why are most media interviews so toe-curlingly embarrassing?

(Definition of “toe-curling” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)