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 Dictionary entry overview: What does shivery mean? 

SHIVERY (adjective)
  The adjective SHIVERY has 2 senses:

1. cold enough to cause shivers
2. so scary as to cause chills and shudders

  Familiarity information: SHIVERY used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SHIVERY (adjective)

Sense 1shivery [BACK TO TOP]


Cold enough to cause shivers

Context examples:

felt all shivery / shivery weather


cold (used of physical coldness; having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration)

Sense 2shivery [BACK TO TOP]


So scary as to cause chills and shudders


chilling; scarey; scary; shuddery; shivery

Context example:

the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge


alarming (causing alarm or fear)

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