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Word of the Day – Horripilation

By October 15, 2015Word of the Day

Horripilation (n)


A bristling of the hair on the skin from cold, fear, etc; gooseflesh.

That prickly feeling that leaves the hair on the back of your neck standing up on end.

Example sentences

“When she sings she gives me horripilation.”

“Ugh, I hate slugs and worms and all manner of squishy things; they give me horripilation.”

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