spine-chilling

adjective
spine-chill·​ing | \ ˈspīn-ˌchi-liŋ How to pronounce spine-chilling (audio) \

Definition of spine-chilling

: alarmingly or eerily frightening

First Known Use of spine-chilling

1946, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of spine-chilling was in 1946

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“Spine-chilling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spine-chilling. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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spine-chilling

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English Language Learners Definition of spine-chilling

: very exciting, thrilling, or frightening

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