Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - An involuntary vibration (as if from illness or fear); An almost pleasurable sensation of fright v. - Shake, as from cold; Tremble convulsively, as from fear or excitement.

Usage examples (30)
  • BUt yeah, mention Wong Jing and i break out in shudder ...
  • -- Netflix shouldn't shudder from the iTunes movie rental news.
  • That's the social safety net you've been sneering at, oh-so-wittily placing the phrase in shudder-quotes.
  • He appears to regard rights, a word that he usually encloses in shudder-quotes, as an alibi to advance material claims. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.