Shivery meaning

shĭv'ə-rē
The definition of shivery is someone who is shaking from cold or fear.

An example of someone shivery is a frightened child.

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Trembling, as from cold or fear.
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Causing shivers; chilling.
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Easily broken; brittle.
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Easily broken into shivers, or fragments.
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Shivering or inclined to shiver; suffering from cold, fear, etc.
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Causing or likely to cause shivering; chilling; terrifying.
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Given to shivering; tending to shiver.

The cold night made me all shivery.

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Easily broken; brittle.
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of shivery

shiver +"Ž -y