Adjective "Quavering" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Quavering


    Definition:

    1. to shake tremulously; quiver or tremble: He stood there quavering with fear.

    2. to sound, speak, or sing tremulously: Her voice quavered a moment and then she regained control.

    3. to perform trills in singing or on a musical instrument. verb (used with object)

    4. to utter, say, or sing with a quavering or tremulous voice. noun

    5. a quavering or tremulous shake, especially in the voice.

    6. a quavering tone or utterance.

    7. Music (chiefly British)

    Origin:
    quaver

    Examples:

    "voices can be quavering."

    "tones can be quavering."

    "speeches can be quavering."

    "noises can be quavering."

    "cries can be quavering."

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