1. quavering

adjective. ['ˈkweɪvɝɪŋ'] (of the voice) quivering as from weakness or fear.


  • tremulous


  • regular
  • unagitated

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Words that Rhyme with Quavering

  • disfavoring
  • unwavering
  • flavoring
  • wavering
  • savoring
  • favoring

Example sentences of the word quavering

1. Noun, singular or mass
The whip-poor-will provides one of the classic critter noises of summer nights in the central and eastern U.S. with its quavering trill, while the bigger Chuck-will’s-widow of the Southeast makes a roughly similar call.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
A wobbly chair can benefit from added hardware and a bit of length on the shortest leg to keep it from quavering.