- The definition of shivery is someone who is shaking from cold or fear.
An example of someone shivery is a frightened child.
easily broken into shivers, or fragments
- shivering or inclined to shiver; suffering from cold, fear, etc.
- causing or likely to cause shivering; chilling; terrifying
- Trembling, as from cold or fear.
- Causing shivers; chilling.
Easily broken; brittle.
(comparative shiverier, superlative shiveriest)