Definition of Goose bump

1. Noun. Reflex erection of hairs of the skin in response to cold or emotional stress or skin irritation.




Definition of Goose bump

1. Noun. Raised skin, usually caused by the involuntary erection of hairs on the neck or arms caused by cold, excitement, or fear. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goose Bump

gooroos
goors
goos
goosander
goosanders
goose
goose-pen
goose-penned
goose-rumped
goose-step
goose-stepped
goose-stepping
goose-steps
goose-tansy
goose barnacle
goose bump (current term)
goose bumps
goose down
goose egg
goose eggs
goose flesh
goose grease
goose is cooked
goose liver
goose parvovirus
goose pimple
goose pimples
goose plum
goose skin

Literary usage of Goose bump

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1. Junction: Mild Adventure for the Armchair Ruralist by Vic Campbell (1992)
"Heat stored by the black-topped highway would pass directly to our goose-bump-infested skin merely by forcing direct contact between the two. ..."

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