Part of speech: verb

To tremble, as from fright or cold; shiver.

Part of speech: noun

The act of shuddering; convulsive shiver, as from horror or fear; aversion.

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Usage examples "shudder":

  1. A cold shudder crept over the farmer's wife. - "Landolin", Berthold Auerbach.
  2. " No, no," she said with a shudder; and the doctor turned away impatiently and set the glass upon the table. - "King of the Castle", George Manville Fenn.
  3. I suppose it is natural in youth to shudder at some things they talk of, and much I do not understand. - "Princess Maritza", Percy Brebner.