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the heebie-jeebiesnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˌhiː.bɪˈjiː.biz/ informal
strongfeelings of ​fear or ​worry: Don't ​starttalking about ​ghosts - they give me the heebie-jeebies.
(Definition of the heebie-jeebies from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the heebie-jeebies”
in Chinese (Simplified) 紧张害怕, 焦虑不安…
in Chinese (Traditional) 緊張害怕, 焦慮不安…
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