shivery


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Related to shivery: shivaree

shiv·er·y 1

 (shĭv′ə-rē)
adj.
1. Trembling, as from cold or fear.
2. Causing shivers; chilling.

shiv·er·y 2

 (shĭv′ə-rē)
adj.
Easily broken; brittle.

shivery

(ˈʃɪvərɪ)
adj
1. inclined to shiver or tremble
2. causing shivering, esp through cold or fear

shiv•er•y1

(ˈʃɪv ə ri)

adj.
1. inclined to shiver.
2. causing shivers.

shiv•er•y2

(ˈʃɪv ə ri)

adj.
readily breaking into fragments.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.shivery - cold enough to cause shivers; "felt all shivery"; "shivery weather"
cold - having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer"
2.shivery - provoking fear terror; "a scary movie"; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"
alarming - frightening because of an awareness of danger

shivery

adjective shaky, cold, chilled, quaking, chilly, trembly, shuddery, quivery She felt shivery and a little sick.

shivery

adjective
1. Marked by or affected with tremors:
2. Marked by a low temperature:
Translations
مُرْتَجِف، مُرْتَعِد من الخَوْف
chvějivý
reszketős
skjálfandi
chvejúci saroztrasený
ürpertici

shivery

[ˈʃɪvərɪ] ADJ (= feverish) → destemplado; (= shaking) → estremecido; (= sensitive to cold) → friolero, friolento (LAm)

shivery

[ˈʃɪvəri] adj (from the cold)grelottant(e); (with illness)grelottant(e); (with fear)tremblant(e)
to feel shivery → grelotter

shivery

adj to feel shiveryfrösteln; the ’flu made him a bit shiverywegen seiner Grippe fröstelte er leicht

shivery

[ˈʃɪvərɪ] adj (from cold) → che ha i brividi; (from fear) → tremante
I feel shivery → ho i brividi

shiver

(ˈʃivə) verb
to quiver or tremble (with cold, fear etc).
noun
an act of shivering.
ˈshivery adjective
inclined to shiver. The mention of ghosts gave her a shivery feeling.
the shivers
a feeling of horror. The thought of working for him gives me the shivers.
References in classic literature ?
The slanting light of the setting sun quivers on the sea-like expanse of the river; the shivery canes, and the tall, dark cypress, hung with wreaths of dark, funereal moss, glow in the golden ray, as the heavily-laden steamboat marches onward.
Well," he confessed, "I was a bit shivery at first; but I got used to it.
And I'm glad to see he's having his fire kindled up, for it's chilly after the wet, and the Cathedral had both a damp feel and a damp touch this afternoon, and he was very shivery.
The man's shoulders were hunched up and when he had made his way clear of the throng of passengers I perceived him as an unhappy and shivery being.
I get about two hours' warning of an attack when I feel shivery and unwell and am unable to tolerate sunshine or bright lights.
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Shivery, NU chairman, president and chief executive officer, attributed the lower results primarily to lower electric and natural gas sales, reduced earnings at NU's competitive businesses due to the absence of mark-to-market gains, and higher employee benefit costs, due in part to the enactment of national health care legislation.
There will be heaters in corridors leading to the seats where shivery VIPs will want to warm up.
She told police that before Fudge died, she had been shivery and sick, but they could not get through to a vet.
Shivery cold and overcast conditions illustrated how nice it will be to have an inviting year-round indoors facility for exercise, wellness and fitness activities.
You can feel feverish, shivery, sick - and even vomit - and have a severe pain in your back or side.