Definition of “shiver (up and) down your spine” - English Dictionary

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shiver (up and) down your spine

informal

a frightened or excited feeling:

At its most terrifying, his writing sends shivers 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)

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