Definition of Goose pimple

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




Definition of Goose pimple

1. Noun. (context: rarely used in the singular) Small bumps on the skin caused by the involuntary erection of hairs in response to cold or fear. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goose Pimple

goose-stepping
goose-steps
goose-tansy
goose barnacle
goose bump
goose bumps
goose down
goose egg
goose eggs
goose flesh
goose grease
goose is cooked
goose liver
goose parvovirus
goose pimple (current term)
goose pimples
goose plum
goose skin
goose step
goose up
goose viral hepatitis
goose wing
goose wings
gooseberries
gooseberry bush
gooseberry family
gooseberry rust
gooseberrying

Literary usage of Goose pimple

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1859)
"obey the mandate as if you were a soldier: cold water, a Turkish towel, and goose-pimple friction, ..."

2. What the White Race May Learn from the Indian by George Wharton James (1908)
"... clad only in their cotton garments, thoroughly enjoying a romp in the snowdrifts, and without even a goose- pimple on their skin. ..."

3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1859)
"obey the mandate as if you were a soldier: cold water, a Turkish towel, and goose-pimple friction, ..."

4. The Composite Man as Comprehended in Fourteen Anatomical Impersonations by Edwin Hartley Pratt (1902)
"sensation, without muscular fibers I could not make a single hair stand on end or raise a goose pimple, and without areolar tissue I could have no ..."

5. Changing the Fourth Estate: Essays on South African Journalism by Adrian Hadland (2006)
"On the Road, written as a novel by French-Canadian writer Jack Kerouac, evocatively describes his cross-America trips and it's a goose-pimple read. ..."

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