A shivering tremor, often from fear or horror.
A moment of almost pleasurable fear; a frisson.
To shake nervously, often from fear or horror.
To vibrate jerkily.
One who shuts or closes something.
Protective panels, usually wooden, placed over windows to block out the light.
The part of a camera, normally closed, that opens for a controlled period of time to let light in during taking a picture.
To close shutters covering.
“Shutter the windows: there’s a storm coming!”
To close up (a building or an operation) for a prolonged period of inoccupancy.
“It took all day to shutter the cabin now that the season has ended.”
“The US is seeking to get Iran to shutter its nuclear weapons program.”
(of a person) tremble convulsively, typically as a result of fear or revulsion
“I shuddered with horror”
“she still shuddered at the thought of him”
(especially of a vehicle, machine, or building) shake or vibrate deeply
“the train shuddered and edged forward”
(of a person’s breathing) be unsteady, especially as a result of emotional disturbance
“he drew a deep, shuddering breath”
an act of shuddering
“the elevator rose with a shudder”
“the pound’s devaluation sent shudders through the market”
each of a pair of hinged panels fixed inside or outside a window that can be closed for security or privacy or to keep out the light
“he threw open the shutters to let in air and light”
“painted wooden shutters”
a device that opens and closes to expose the film in a camera.
the blind enclosing the swell box in an organ, used for controlling the volume of sound.
close the shutters of (a window or building)
“the windows were shuttered against the afternoon heat”
close (a business)
“the city was gripped by economic forces that were squeezing its tax base and shuttering its factories”
“an additional dozen stores will be shuttered when their leases expire next year”