shivery

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

shiver +‎ -y

AdjectiveEdit

shivery (comparative shiverier, superlative shiveriest)

  1. Given to shivering; tending to shiver.
    The cold night made me all shivery.
  2. Easily broken; brittle.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for shivery in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)