Definitions for shiver

Definitions for (noun) shiver

Main entry: tremble, shake, shiver

Definition: a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement

Main entry: chill, frisson, quiver, tingle, thrill, shiver, shudder

Definition: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright

Usage: a frisson of surprise shot through him

Definitions for (verb) shiver

Main entry: shiver, shudder

Definition: shake, as from cold

Usage: The children are shivering--turn on the heat!

Main entry: thrill, throb, shiver, shudder

Definition: tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

Visual thesaurus for shiver