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willies, the

noun phrase

Acute nervousness; a spell of uneasiness; the JITTERS: The thought of an intense daily association with this troglodyte gave me the willies/ The willies or the creeps. Call it what you like/ For years her friends' shoptalk gave him the willies

[1896+; perhaps fr the woollies, a dialect term for nervousness and uneasiness, perhaps suggested by the itchy sensation of wool on the skin]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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