shudder verb definition in Fear topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Fear topic
[intransitive] to shake because you are cold or frightened, or because of a strong feeling Just thinking about the accident makes me shudder. shudder with something Alone in the car, she shuddered with fear. shudder at something I shuddered at the thought of all the trouble I'd caused. shudder to do something I shudder to think how much this is all going to cost (= I don't want to think about it because it is too unpleasant).