Definitions for shudder

Definitions for (noun) shudder

Main entry: shudder, tremor

Definition: an involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear)

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) shudder

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

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