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Frosty vs Shivery - What's the difference?

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Frosty is a related term of shivery.

As a proper noun frosty

is a generic name for a snowman.

As an adjective shivery is

given to shivering; tending to shiver.




  • Cold, chilly.
  • The air was frosty ; I could see my breath and walked quickly with my hands in my pockets.
    I'd like a frosty milkshake.
  • Having frost on it.
  • The frosty pumpkin is the sign of the end of the growing season, soon the greenery will wither and harvest end for the year.
  • (figuratively) Having an aloof or inhospitable manner.
  • After the divorce, she was civil but frosty to her ex.




  • Given to shivering; tending to shiver.
  • :The cold night made me all shivery .
  • Easily broken; brittle.
  • (Webster 1913)