goose bumps

noun plural

Definition of goose bumps

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

1933

First Known Use of goose bumps

1933


GOOSE BUMPS Defined for English Language Learners

goose bumps

noun plural

Definition of goose bumps for English Language Learners

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


GOOSE BUMPS Defined for Kids

goose bumps

noun plural

Definition of goose bumps for Students

  1. :  a roughness of the skin caused by cold, fear, or a sudden feeling of excitement


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noun plural \ˈgüs-ˌbəmps\

Medical Definition of goose bumps

  1. :  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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