verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
OTHER WORDS FROM quaverqua·ver·er, nounqua·ver·ing·ly, adverbqua·ver·y, qua·ver·ous, adjectiveun·qua·ver·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for quaver
In a quavering voice she says: “We met and we never left each other.”
When,” she asks, her voice quavering, “is it going to be enough?
As if to bring everyone back to the issue at hand, Knox then spoke, her voice quavering with emotion.
“Senator Specter asked us to call you,” the communications director began, his voice quavering.
There a familiar sound met his ears—the roll of a drum followed by an incantation in a quavering, high-pitched voice.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
When Bardas led him within, he heard the princess's little wind-organ throbbing and quavering.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
"I don't know what you mean," said Mr. Milburgh in a quavering voice.The Daffodil Mystery|Edgar Wallace
He shook so much that his signature was only a quavering line.The Planet Strappers|Raymond Zinke Gallun
Her voice was choked as she went on—was quavering as with the contemplation of some strange, yet closely-present idea.North and South|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell