goose bumps

or goose·bumps

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Origin of goose bumps

First recorded in 1930–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for goose bumps

heebie-jeebies, creeps, gooseflesh, horripilation, jimjams, willies

goose bumps in Medicine

goose bumps

  1. Momentary roughness of the skin caused by erection of the papillae in response to cold or fear.cutis anserina goose flesh goose pimples
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