Meaning of “send shivers down your spine” in the English Dictionary


"send shivers down your spine" in American English

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send shivers down your spine

also send shivers up your spine

to feel very frightened or excited:

The thought of what might have happened to us sent shivers down my spine.
Hearing that song still sends shivers up my spine.

(Definition of “send shivers down your spine” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)