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heebie–jeebies

noun plural

Synonyms and Antonyms of heebie–jeebies

  1. a sense of panic or extreme nervousness got a bad case of the heebie-jeebies before the audition Synonyms butterflies, dither, heebie-jeebies, jimjams, nerves, screaming meemies, shakes, shivers, whim-whams, williesRelated Words cold sweat, creeps, fidgets, goose bumps; agitation, anxiety, fear, hysteria, uneasiness; frazzle, nervous breakdown; edginess, jumpiness, skittishnessNear Antonyms aplomb, calm, composure, equanimity, imperturbability, self-possession, tranquillity (or tranquility)


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