Synonyms of shiver


1. tremble, shiver, shake, reflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction

usage: a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement

2. frisson, shiver, chill, quiver, shudder, thrill, tingle, fear, fearfulness, fright

usage: an almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him"


1. shudder, shiver, throb, thrill, tremble

usage: tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement

2. shiver, shudder, move involuntarily, move reflexively

usage: shake, as from cold; "The children are shivering--turn on the heat!"

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Definition and meaning of shiver (Dictionary)