heebie-jeebies

[ hee-bee-jee-beez ]SEE DEFINITION OF heebie-jeebies

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Whatever it is, the thing gave me the heebie-jeebies for a minute.

If it takes all this detail to fly straight and level, I'll get the heebie-jeebies when it comes to acrobatics!

WORD ORIGIN

1923, said to have been coined by U.S. cartoonist Billy De Beck (1890-1942), creator of "Barney Google."

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