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leaping heebies, the

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heebie-jeebies, the

noun phrase

  1. A very uneasy and jumpy feeling; nagging frets; the WILLIES: Mr Perot worked off his heebie-jeebies by trashing Mr Bush's chance for re-election/ His several disquisitions on the jeebies/ I always get the heebies there
  2. Delirium tremens

[1923+; said to have been coined by a cartoonist named Billy De Beck]

leaping heebies, the

Related Terms

the heebie-jeebies

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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