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goose bumps

noun plural

: small bumps on your skin that are caused by cold, fear, or a sudden feeling of excitement

Full Definition of GOOSE BUMPS

:  a roughness of the skin produced by erection of its papillae especially from cold, fear, or a sudden feeling of excitement

First Known Use of GOOSE BUMPS

1933

goose bumps

noun plural \ˈgüs-ˌbəmps\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GOOSE BUMPS

:  a roughness of the skin produced by erection of its papillae especially from cold, fear, or a sudden feeling of excitement—called also goose pimples

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