verb (used without object)
to vibrate violently: an old automobile with a clutch that judders.
a state or instance of juddering.
tremor, reverberation, oscillation, pulse, fluctuation, vacillation, beating, quiver, throb, wave, shimmy, wavering, quake, shake, resonance, pulsation, throbbing, trembling
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
Word Origin for judder
probably blend of jar ² + shudder
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