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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Reflex erection of hairs of the skin in response to cold or emotional stress or skin irritation.

Usage examples (35)
  • Not the kind of gooseflesh that geese have, but the kind of gooseflesh that people get.
  • I confess I felt a species of "gooseflesh" creeping over me.
  • She broke out in gooseflesh and her heart thudded.
  • He felt his heart beating, his skin was gooseflesh. for more
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