- (Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Slang. A state of nervous restlessness or agitation: fidget (often used in plural), jitter (used in plural), jump (used in plural), shiver1 (used in plural), tremble (often used in plural). Informal: all-overs, shake (used in plural). Slang: heebie-jeebies, jim-jams. See CALM, FEAR.
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Willies — País … Wikipedia Español
willies — ► PLURAL NOUN (the willies) informal ▪ a strong feeling of nervous discomfort. ORIGIN of unknown origin … English terms dictionary
willies — 1896, spell of nervousness, perhaps from the woollies, a dialectal term for nervous uneasiness, probably in reference to the itchiness of wool garments … Etymology dictionary
willies — ☆ willies [wil′ēz ] pl.n. [< ?] Slang a state of nervousness; jitters: with the … English World dictionary
Willies — 50° 07′ 18″ N 4° 05′ 56″ E / 50.1216666667, 4.09888888889 … Wikipédia en Français
willies — n. (colloq.) jitters 1) to get the willies 2) to give smb. the willies (her behavior gives me the willies) * * * [ wɪlɪz] (colloq.) [ jitters ] to get the willies to give smb. the willies (her behavior gives me the willies) … Combinatory dictionary
willies — noun A feeling of nervousness or fear (usually in the phrase give someone the willies.) Staying in the haunted house gave me the willies … Wiktionary
willies — plural noun (the willies) informal a strong feeling of nervous discomfort: the room gave him the willies. Origin C19 (orig. US): of unknown origin … English new terms dictionary
willies — n. a case of fear or anxiety. (See also screaming meemies.) □ That kind of movie always gives me the willies. □ I got the willies before the test … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
willies — /wil eez/, n. (used with a pl. v.) Informal. nervousness or fright; jitters; creeps (usually prec. by the): That horror movie gave me the willies. [1895 1900, Amer.; orig. obscure; cf. S3] * * * … Universalium
willies — n Nervousness from fear, heebie jeebies Just thinking of how close I came to hitting that other car gives me the willies. 1890s … Historical dictionary of American slang