Definition of shivery in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈSHiv(ə)rē/


Shaking or trembling as a result of cold, illness, fear, or excitement: he felt cold and shivery
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  • 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…
trembling, trembly, quivery, shaky, shuddering, shuddery, quavery, quaking;
cold, chilly

Words that rhyme with shivery

livery, quivery

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Syllabification: shiv·er·y

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