goose pimples

plural noun

Examples of goose pimples in a Sentence

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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 17 Jun. 2024.

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goose pimples

plural noun
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