shiver (up and) down your spine Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “shiver (up and) down your spine” in the English Dictionary

"shiver (up and) down your spine" in British English

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shiver (up and) down your spine

informal a ​frightened or ​excitedfeeling: At ​its most ​terrifying, his writing sendsshivers up and down my ​spine. Whenever I ​hear that ​music, I ​feel a shiver down my ​spine.
(Definition of shiver (up and) down your spine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shiver (up and) down your spine”
in Chinese (Simplified) (因恐惧或兴奋而)脊背发凉,战栗…
in Chinese (Traditional) (因恐懼或興奮而)脊背發涼,戰慄…
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