- trembling or quivering with fear, dread, cold, etc.
- Also shud·der·y. characterized by or causing a shudder: a shuddering plunge of the ship.
Origin of shuddering
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Examples from the Web for shuddery
Doesn't it make you feel lovely and shuddery to belong to a Wicked Compact!Four Girls and a Compact
Annie Hamilton Donnell
As he approached her she observed a look on his face that gave her a shuddery chill.Frank Merriwell's Son
Burt L. Standish
Be brave now, for my story is going to be truly sombre and shuddery.The Quest
Frederik van Eeden
Then it came—a sound that made the boy "creep" all over it was so shuddery!Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's
Laura Lee Hope
It was an unholy thing, no doubt, yet it held me with a shuddery fascination.Helmet of Navarre