- The definition of shivery is someone who is shaking from cold or fear.
An example of someone shivery is a frightened child.
- shivering or inclined to shiver; suffering from cold, fear, etc.
- causing or likely to cause shivering; chilling; terrifying
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- Trembling, as from cold or fear.
- Causing shivers; chilling.