the heebie-jeebies

plural noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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.

Word by Word Definitions

heebie-jeebies play
  1. : jitters, creeps


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