the heebie-jeebies

plural noun

Definition of the heebie-jeebies

informal
: nervous feelings He gave me the heebie-jeebies. I got the heebie-jeebies when I saw him looking at me.

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“The heebie-jeebies.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20heebie-jeebies. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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