Definition of goosebumps in English:


Syllabification: goose·bumps
Pronunciation: /ˈgo͞osˌbəmps


chiefly North American
another term for goose pimples.
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  • When they pulled away, her skin was tingling and tight with goosebumps.
  • Tears began to prick my eyes as goosebumps ran down my arms from shock.
  • My bare arms were prickling with goosebumps, and a shiver ran through my body.

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