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goose bumpsplural noun

 us   /ˈɡusˌbʌmps/ (also goose flesh,  /ˈɡusˌfleʃ/ , goose pimples,  /ˈɡusˌpɪm·pəlz/ )
a ​temporarycondition in which ​smallraised 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)
Translations of “goose bumps”
in Chinese (Simplified) (由于寒冷、害怕或激动而起的)鸡皮疙瘩…
in Chinese (Traditional) (由於寒冷、害怕或激動而起的)雞皮疙瘩…
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