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goose pimple

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n goose pimple reflex erection of hairs of the skin in response to cold or emotional stress or skin irritation
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Usage

In literature:

An' he jes cogitate', "Dey ain't no ghosts," an' wish' he goose-pimples don't rise up dat way.
"The Best Ghost Stories" by Various
Why, the goose pimples that rose on me didn't subside till most night.
"Samantha at the World's Fair" by Marietta Holley
The young man in the pool could feel the goose-flesh pimpling between his shoulder blades.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume V. (of X.)" by Various
An' he jes cogitate, "Dey ain't no ghosts," an' wish he goose-pimples don't rise up dat way.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Campfire Stories" by Various
An' he jes cogitate', "Dey ain't no ghosts," an' wish' he goose-pimples don't rise up dat way.
"Humorous Ghost Stories" by Dorothy Scarborough
For a minute Terabon stared, cold chills goose-pimpling his flesh.
"The River Prophet" by Raymond S. Spears
My arms were goose-pimpled like a grater.
"Phemie Frost's Experiences" by Ann S. Stephens
Honestly, we're still both lumpy with goose pimples.
"The Blue Ghost Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
It was such a queer feeling I got goose pimples all over, just like that.
"You Don't Make Wine Like the Greeks Did" by David E. Fisher
He put it away, feeling the goose pimples, generated by the poem, leave his flesh.
"What Rough Beast?" by Jefferson Highe
The cold made goose pimples on her naked skin.
"Earth Alert!" by Kris Neville
Some people get goose pimples looking at them kind of things.
"Hooded Detective, Volume III No. 2, January, 1942" by Various
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