Meaning of “goose bumps” in the English Dictionary

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goose bumpsplural noun

us /ˈɡusˌbʌmps/ also goose flesh, /ˈɡusˌfleʃ/ , goose pimples, /ˈɡusˌpɪm·pəlz/

a temporary condition in which small raised swellings appear on the skin because of cold, fear, or excitement:

Let’s move out into the sun – I’m getting goose bumps.

(Definition of “goose bumps” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)