plural noun South Midland and Southern U.S.
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Origin of chill bumps
Words nearby chill bumps
Example sentences from the Web for chill bumps
It was an attempt to combat a growing chill on free speech in Turkey while placing his newspaper at the center of the debate.
Alice wore a black nylon rain jacket that looked as if it was ill prepared to deal with the coming chill.The Wildly Peaceful, Human, Almost Boring, Ultimately Great New York City Protests for Eric Garner|Mike Barnicle|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you prefer them chewy in the middle and crisp outside, chill the balls of dough.Make These Barefoot Contessa Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies|Ina Garten|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Standing in the chill breeze of autumn, I knew something had passed between us.
What he—and his friend holding the camera—heard in response was enough to chill them to the bone.Dumpster Politicians, Jeter Tributes, and More Viral Videos|Jack Holmes|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Presently he began to shiver so, with some sort of a chill, that I took off my coat and wrapped it round him.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
From the day of that terrible chill in the snow-storm, she had never been quite well, Ramona thought.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
Though she was warmly wrapped in a soft rug of silvery fur, a chill crept into her heart.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
As she walked along the chill promenade she looked with discreet curiosity at every woman she met, to see her condition.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
A chill, sinister feeling crept over me, but I kept my gaze fixed steadily in the same direction.Uncanny Tales|Various