trembler

[trem-bler]

noun

a person or thing that trembles.
an oscine bird, Cinclocerthia ruficauda, of the Lesser Antilles, related to the thrashers, noted for its habit of trembling violently.
Also trem·blor. Informal. a temblor.

Nearby words

  1. trelliswork,
  2. trematoda,
  3. trematode,
  4. trematodiasis,
  5. tremble,
  6. trembles,
  7. trembling poplar,
  8. tremblor,
  9. trembly,
  10. tremendous

Origin of trembler

First recorded in 1545–55; tremble + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for trembler

trembler

noun

electrical engineering a device that vibrates to make or break an electrical circuit
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