- 1 1.1 (tremor) escalofrío (m), estremecimiento (m) the scream sent shivers o a shiver down my spine el grito me produjo escalofríosMore example sentences1.2
(shivers pl)to have the shivers tener* escalofríos, tener* chuchos (de frío) (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] just the thought of it gives me the shivers de solo pensarlo me dan escalofríos
- She sings with a power and commitment that sends shivers down your spine.
- There is a particular passage in Myth that sends shivers down my spine.
- The word Conservative still sends shivers down the spine of voters.
- 2 (splinter) [literario/literary] fragmento (m)More example sentences
- I like to look at the way that small shivers and fragments of light, escape through a teeny gap in the curtains, throwing quirky shapes upon the wall or ceiling.
- He picked the larger shivers of glass out of the cut but that just made it bleed more.
- Keep away from windows because the high winds and pressure can shatter the window, sending shivers of glass everywhere.
- (with cold) temblar*, tiritar; (with fear) temblar*; (with anticipation) estremecerse*More example sentences
- I am burning up and shivering uncontrollably, hot cold sweat draining from my flesh.
- I was just starting to wrestle out of my oversized shirt, shivering slightly in the cold bathroom, when a heard a faint knocking on the main door.
- I shivered slightly in the cold but couldn't help grinning to myself.