turn one's stomach


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v turn one's stomach upset and make nauseated "The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman's stomach","The mold on the food sickened the diners"
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In literature:

It turns one's stomach.
"The Life of the Fly" by J. Henri Fabre
It turns a quarter of a circle on one's stomach with every blow it strikes.
"The Wedge of Gold" by C. C. Goodwin
His epigram can be read without danger of having one's stomach turned.
"The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus" by Caius Valerius Catullus
The ones mama an' I've seen around the theaters an' restaurants on our trips East would turn a man's stomach.
"The Gold Girl" by James B. Hendryx
The smell of the mud was disgusting, and it turned one's stomach.
"A Book of Ghosts" by Sabine Baring-Gould

In news:

But Klaus Pichler's photography series One Third, which portrays food in advanced stages of decay, is a feast for the eyes — even if it turns the stomach.
Stomach turning or oddly alluring, this is not just one of the world's most unusual specialty coffees.