1 cold enough to cause shivers; "felt all shivery"; "shivery weather"
2 so scary as to cause chills and shudders; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge" [syn: chilling, scarey, scary, shuddery]
- Given to or tending to shiver.
- The cold night made me all shivery.
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