Definition of Shivery

1. Adjective. Cold enough to cause shivers. "Shivery weather"

Similar to: Cold
Derivative terms: Shiver



2. Adjective. Provoking fear terror. "The most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"
Exact synonyms: Chilling, Scarey, Scary, Shuddery
Similar to: Alarming
Derivative terms: Scare, Scare, Shiver, Shudder

Definition of Shivery

1. a. Tremulous; shivering.

Definition of Shivery

1. Adjective. Given to shivering; tending to shiver. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shivery

1. shivering [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shivery

shivarees
shivas
shive
shiver
shiver-spar
shiver my timbers
shivered
shiverer
shiverers
shiverier
shiveriest
shivering
shiveringly
shiverings
shivers
shivery (current term)
shives
shiviti
shivitis
shivoo
shivoos
shivs
shivved
shivving
shiznit
shkatulkalite
shkotzim

Literary usage of Shivery

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1. The Civil War in Song and Story, 1860-1865 by Frank Moore (1889)
"... he, with much labor and effort, acquired a knowledge of his letters and syllables. Poor old Ned ! After a Ion;; Rfe of unrequited toil and shivery, ..."

2. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1884)
"They were dress'd in green livery But seem'd rather shivery, For 'twas only a trille 'o leaves that they wore, But they caper'd away Like the sweeps on ..."

3. William Ewart Gladstone and His Contemporaries: Seventy Years of Social and by Thomas Archer (1903)
"... and in 1823 had moved in the House of Commons that shivery was repugnant to the principles of the British constitution and to Christianity. ..."

4. Castilian Days by John Hay (1903)
"... is cold as the snow, — the merchant prudently carries a little pot of hot water over a spirit- lamp to take the chill off for shivery customers. ..."

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