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.
She's still quite poorly and she was a bit shivery, but it gave the boys a bit more motivation.
She drew the blackout curtains and returned to bed, because she was feeling shivery. All she'd had was chicken soup and a few goes of the lollipop she was hiding from her two sisters and three brothers.
"But within 24 hours I started getting all shivery and shaky.
Symptoms include: | needing to pee suddenly or more often than usual | pain or a burning sensation when peeing | smelly or cloudy pee | blood in your pee | pain in your lower tummy | feeling tired and unwell | (in older people) changes in behaviour such as severe confusion or agitation Ask for an urgent GP appointment if you have: | pain in your sides or lower back | a very high temperature or you feel hot and shivery | feel sick or have been sick | diarrhoea These symptoms suggest a kidney infection, which can be serious if left.
And as well as having cold symptoms, you'll feel achy, shivery and feverish.
H Division: Al Siraj Holdings 152-7 in 20 overs (Krishna Kumar 58, Roshan Arul 29; Shivery Mohanlal 2-18, Hassan Mehmood 2-29) lost to Abdul Aziz Ali Trading 153-2 in 13.4 overs (Amir Mushtaq 66 n.o., Hassan Mehmood 50; Shajeev Kumar 2-26).
10) Hand and foot baths: In the shivery, aching hot and cold stage of a feverish cold or flu, a hand or foot bath may be a better treatment than a full body bath.
Brief scores: NBO 158 for 8 in 20 overs (Sagheer Mohammed 45, Manas Kapoor 35; Taqeer Shahzad 3/10, Ramsheela Prasad 2/31, Viplav Kumar 2/33) lost to Douglas OHI 152 for 3 in 15.3 overs (Shivery Mohanlal 84 n.o., Santosh Wishwakarma 35).