Top Definition
A feeling of minor fright, anxiety, nervousness, apprehension, "the willies", phobic
That spider crawling on my neck gave me the heebie jeebies
by alphachimp October 11, 2003
1. Noun: The physical and psychic reaction to something revolting or disgusting. May be expressed in a shiver, shudder, or the archtypal skin crawling.

2. Noun: The fear response to something perceived as paranormal. Being spooked or creeped out.
When I first heard about Total Information Awareness, I got the heebie jeebies.
by kiddo October 08, 2003
The feeling of shivers down your spine, or the hair on the back of your neck rising. Usually used in reference to something scary (common usage), but can also be used in reference to something gross or stomach-churning (rare usage).
Walking through the cemetary at night gives me the heebie-jeebies.
by Msquared May 26, 2003
A sensation one feels when they enter a scarey situation with unknown consequences.
The kids all got the heebie jeebies as they entered the old haunted mansion on a Halloween dare.
by Lonni Jobe October 13, 2003
A passe term used to refer to a feeling of being 'freaked out'.
The thought of George Bush being president of America gives me the heebie jeebies.
by Stuart October 11, 2003
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