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British English: /ˈʃɪvə/
American English: /ˈʃɪvər/

Translation of shiver in French:


  • [literal] [figurative] to give a shiver
    avoir un frisson
    to send a shiver down somebody's spine
    faire courir un frisson dans le dos à quelqu'un

also: shivers plural noun

  • frissons
    an attack of the shivers
    un accès de frissons
    to give somebody the shivers
    donner des frissons à quelqu'un
    donner froid dans le dos à quelqu'un

transitive verb

  • briser en mille morceaux

intransitive verb

  • 2 (shatter)
    se briser en mille morceaux


shiver my timbers (dated)!

que le diable m'emporte (dated)!

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