trembly

[trem-blee]

Origin of trembly

First recorded in 1840–50; tremble + -y1
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Examples from the Web for trembly

Historical Examples of trembly

  • Mr. Keeler turned it up, making a trembly job of the turning.

    The Portygee

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • They were trembly, wrinkled hands, gnarled in their knuckles, corded on their backs.

    Local Color

    Irvin S. Cobb

  • Then she sighed and turned toward the fire with a trembly, unnerved feeling.

  • "There is no pocket," he said at last in a voice that was trembly, all ready to cry.

    The Circus Comes to Town

    Lebbeus Mitchell

  • And Hank, bein' all trembly from spreein' in town, he says, 'You're all agin me!'