[ trem-blee ]

adjective,trem·bli·er, trem·bli·est.
  1. quivering; tremulous; shaking.

Origin of trembly

First recorded in 1840–50; tremble + -y1

Words Nearby trembly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use trembly in a sentence

  • I feel trembly, but I know what I want: I want an end to this hell.

    Divorced at Age 10 | Nujood Ali | March 15, 2010 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • She wondered if there would be a poor little trembly freshman to pass the food.

  • Sometimes he drew the bow trembly, like he wasn't sure it was right, and he might have to try again.

    A Girl Of The Limberlost | Gene Stratton Porter
  • I felt in my trembly bones that it was some sort of summons affair from Judge Wade; and it was.

    The Melting of Molly | Maria Thompson Daviess
  • He was stooped and trembly, and his feet dragged pitiably; and as he neared the fire Oliver saw that he was totally blind.

    The Heritage of the Hills | Arthur P. Hankins