get goose pimples

get goose pimples

To get bumps on one's skin where one's body hair stands on end as the result of an intense feeling of cold, nervousness, anxiety, excitement, or fear. I got goose pimples watching that scary movie last night! Their concert was so amazing, I got goose pimples when they played their first song! It's so cold in here that I'm getting goose pimples.
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When I got on him in the paddock I would get goose pimples and from his back you could hear so many people saying his name because he had such a big following.
When the race starts I lose sight for a minute and just look at everyone enjoying themselves, and then get goose pimples from my head to my toes as the race gets underway.
I still get goose pimples when I hear Flower of Scotland but it doesn't look like it will happen.
Even today, every time I hear this speech I get goose pimples.
Hurt replied: "I get goose pimples every time I'm naughty.
If you don't get goose pimples from listening to this one, you've got too many jumpers on.