Heebie-jeebies



[hee-bee-jee-beez] /ˈhi biˈdʒi biz/

noun, (used with a plural verb) Slang.
1.
a condition of extreme nervousness caused by fear, worry, strain, etc.; the jitters; the willies (usually preceded by the):
Just thinking about ghosts gives me the heebie-jeebies.
/ˈhiːbɪˈdʒiːbɪz/
plural noun
1.
(slang) the heebie-jeebies, apprehension and nervousness
n.

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

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