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goose bumps

noun pl \ˈgüs-ˌbəmps\

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
March 31, 2015
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