goose bumps

plural noun

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

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


Medical Dictionary

goose bumps

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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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