goosebumps [ goos-buhmps ]
1. a rough condition of the skin, resembling that of a plucked goose, induced by cold or fear; horripilation. Examples: She got goosebumps whenever her crush whispered in her ear. The audience got goosebumps when they heard the haunting opera singer’s beautiful voice. She shivered in the cold and rubbed her arms up and down to get rid of the goosebumps. Her heart stopped and goosebumps flooded her skin when she heard a door slam in her empty house. The teens always got goosebumps when they watched horror films.