send shivers down spine

send shivers down your spine

also send shivers up your spine
to feel very frightened or excited Here's a tale of medical incompetence that should send shivers down your spine. Related vocabulary: make your hair stand on end
See also: down, send, shiver, spine

send shivers down/up somebody's spine

to make someone feel very frightened or excited The way he looked at me sent shivers down my spine.
See drive round the bend, send on a guilt trip, send into a tizz, drive round the twist
See also: down, send, shiver, spine