- to vibrate violently: an old automobile with a clutch that judders.
- a state or instance of juddering.
Origin of judder
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- (intr) to shake or vibrate
- abnormal vibration in a mechanical system, esp due to grabbing between friction surfaces, as in the clutch of a motor vehicle
- a juddering motion
probably blend of jar ² + shudder