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English definition of “the collywobbles”

the collywobbles

noun [plural] uk   /ˈkɒl.iˌwɒb.l̩z/ us    /ˈkɑː.liˌwɑː-/ UK informal
an uncomfortable feeling in the stomach caused by feelings of nervousness or slight fear: I've got the collywobbles about my exam this afternoon.
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