or goose flesh



Origin of gooseflesh

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for gooseflesh

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

Examples from the Web for gooseflesh

Historical Examples of gooseflesh

  • I confess I felt a species of "gooseflesh" creeping over me.


    Charles Reginald Enock

  • Quite a little could be said about the creative power of gooseflesh.

    Journeys to Bagdad

    Charles S. Brooks

  • He sat and looked at us so peculiarly that I got gooseflesh all over.

    At Good Old Siwash

    George Fitch

  • It gives me gooseflesh merely to remember the next half-hour.

    Affinities and Other Stories

    Mary Roberts Rinehard

  • The skin all down his back turned there and then into gooseflesh.