verb (used without object)
- shubra al khaymah,
- shucking and jiving,
- shuffle off
Origin of shudder
Examples from the Web for shuddered
“In 20 years, this just might be a city of Taco Bells,” one restaurateur recently shuddered.
It was a moment I instantly detected in my own recent past, and I shuddered with embarrassed recognition.
I shuddered at the thought of a President McCain, who wanted to acquire wars like new suits.
In an interview with The Daily Beast, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren shuddered at the thought of a rate increase.
As the mother of a 19-year-old myself, I shuddered at her words.
That fiendish woman lied, then, when she told me that you shuddered at my very name?The Lamplighter|Maria S. Cummins
Opening the door he stepped out into a storm so fierce and wild that he shuddered apprehensively.Graustark|George Barr McCutcheon
Shandon looked in a northerly direction, and shuddered in spite of himself.The English at the North Pole|Jules Verne
She shuddered as she saw a spot of blood becoming larger and larger upon the linen bandages.The Vicomte de Bragelonne|Alexandre Dumas
All these men, though their hearts were steeled by crime, shuddered involuntarily.The Trail-Hunter|Gustave Aimard
Word Origin for shudder
early 14c., possibly from Middle Dutch schuderen "to shudder," or Middle Low German schoderen, both frequentative forms from Proto-Germanic *skuth- "to shake." Related: Shuddered; shuddering.
c.1600, from shudder (v.).