[ uh-trem-buhl ]

  1. in a trembling state.

Origin of atremble

First recorded in 1855–60; a-1 + tremble

Words Nearby atremble Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use atremble in a sentence

  • The snow was suffocating him, and his legs were atremble with the effort he had put forth.

    Left on the Labrador | Dillon Wallace
  • A remarkable story, called "In Prison," all atremble with new sensations, inaugurates this new style.

  • I lay flat for an instant and then knelt up and got on my feet atremble, but very satisfied with myself.

    Tono Bungay | H. G. Wells
  • Strangely enough, as she put the glass to her eyes, the little French girl found herself all atremble.

    Gypsy Flight | Roy J. Snell
  • And then was seen a sight to set red war atremble with affright, and blanch the lurid sun to sickly pallor.