Shivers vs Shakes - What's the difference?

shivers | shakes |


As nouns the difference between shivers and shakes

is that shivers is while shakes is .

As a verb shakes is

(shake).

shivers

English

Noun

(head)
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    shakes

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • (en-plural noun)
  • (plurale tantum) A pattern of behavior including twitches, tics and spasms typical of withdrawal from addiction; usually following the .
  • [Recovering video game addicts] also have sleep disorders, the shakes and numbness in their hands. [http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/07/05/china_net_addicts/]
    When researchers either stopped the diet or administered an opioid blocker, the rats showed signs common to drug withdrawal, such as teeth-chattering and the shakes . [http://apu.sfn.org/index.cfm?pagename=brainBriefings_sugarAddiction]