goose pimples

plural noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web There is a stream, with clear, cold water that gave me goose pimples, perfect for dipping your toes into. Andrea Stanley, The Atlantic, 30 Aug. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of goose pimples was in 1862

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“Goose pimples.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Mar. 2023.

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goose pimples

noun plural
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