goosebumps


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get goose bumps

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 bumps watching that scary movie last night! Their concert was so amazing, I got goose bumps when they played their first song! It's so cold in here that I'm getting goose bumps.
See also: bump, get, goose

goose bumps

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 bumps watching that scary movie last night! Their concert was so amazing, I got goose bumps when they played their first song! It's so cold in here that I'm getting goose bumps.
See also: bump, goose

*goose bumps

 and *goose pimples
Fig. a prickly feeling related to having bumps on one's skin due to fear, excitement, or cold. (*Typically: get ~ have ~ give someone ∼.) When I hear that old song, I get goose bumps. I never have goose pimples, but my teeth chatter when it's cold.
See also: bump, goose
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[What they're doing gave me goosebumps. It's like they're ready to sell us without us knowing about it.]
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Have you ever had goosebumps? It's when your hair stands on end and your skin looks like a chicken without any feathers.
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So it came out of dad Roger's wardrobe again for Rio as Jazz watched "with goosebumps" as Adam came home a body length ahead of his nearest rival.