Quaverer Qua"ver*er, n. One who quavers; a warbler. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • quaverer — n. one who trembles, one who shakes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quaverer — quāˈverer noun • • • Main Entry: ↑quaver …   Useful english dictionary

  • quaver — quaverer, n. quaveringly, adv. quavery, quaverous, adj. /kway veuhr/, v.i. 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… …   Universalium

  • quaver — [kwā′vər] vi. [ME quaveren, freq. of Early ME cwafien, to shake, tremble < OE * cwafian, prob. < IE base * gwēbh , wobbly, flabby, tadpole > Ger quappe & Du kwabbe, tadpole] 1. to shake or tremble 2. to be tremulous: said of the voice 3 …   English World dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”