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American English: /ˈʃɪv(ə)ri/
British English: /ˈʃɪv(ə)ri/


  • to feel shivery
    tener escalofríos
    Example sentences
    • You start feeling a bit chilly and shivery and the next thing your body starts to shut down, you get cramp, your muscles can't work and you can't swim.
    • Is anyone else feeling shivery chills about this?
    • Then I could have enjoyed a day off without the streaming nose rubbed raw, the aches and pains, the weak shaky shivery feelings…

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