Associations to the word «Shudder»


SHUDDER, noun. A shivering tremor.
SHUDDER, noun. A moment of almost pleasurable fear; a frisson.
SHUDDER, verb. (intransitive) To shake nervously, as if from fear.
SHUDDER, verb. (intransitive) To vibrate jerkily.

Dictionary definition

SHUDDER, noun. An almost pleasurable sensation of fright; "a frisson of surprise shot through him".
SHUDDER, noun. An involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear).
SHUDDER, verb. Shake, as from cold; "The children are shivering--turn on the heat!".
SHUDDER, verb. Tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement.

Wise words

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