[ UK /ʃˈɪvəɹi/ ]
  1. cold enough to cause shivers
    felt all shivery
    shivery weather
  2. provoking fear terror
    the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge
    a scary movie
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How To Use shivery In A Sentence

  • He's undoubtedly got a gift for magicking something emotive out of the most inorganic, mechanical elements, and with the shivery Fireworks, he turns a simple flute loop into a soft, hypnotic lament.
  • shivery weather
  • The musicians had been softly playing some "shivery" music. Joe Strong on the Trapeze or The Daring Feats of a Young Circus Performer
  • Then I could have enjoyed a day off without the streaming nose rubbed raw, the aches and pains, the weak shaky shivery feelings…
  • He sure did like music, especially them Spanish songs what made a fella kind of shivery and sad-like from his boots up. Sundown Slim
  • He felt desperately cold and shivery despite the heat in the house, and his legs were shaking violently. MIDNIGHT IS A LONELY PLACE
  • Is anyone else feeling shivery chills about this?
  • Her voice trembled, rising from her normal alto to a shivery soprano.
  • 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.
  • She felt shivery and a little sick.
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