Wavers vs Havers - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between wavers and havers
is that wavers
) while havers
As nouns the difference between wavers and havers
is that wavers
is while havers
To sway back and forth; to totter or reel.
* Ld. Berners
- Flowers wavered in the breeze.
* Sir Walter Scott
- With banners and pennons wavering with the wind.
To flicker, glimmer, quiver, as a weak light.
To fluctuate or vary, as commodity prices or a poorly sustained musical pitch.
To shake or tremble, as the hands or voice.
- Thou wouldst waver on one of these trees as a terror to all evil speakers against dignities.
To falter; become unsteady; begin to fail or give way.
* 1903 , Bill Arp, From the Uncivil War to Date
- His voice wavered when the reporter brought up the controversial topic.
* 2014 , Jacob Steinberg, "
- ...and that when a man was in the wrong his courage wavered , and his nerves became unsteady, and so he couldn't fight to advantage and was easily overcome.
Wigan shock Manchester City in FA Cup again to reach semi-finals", The Guardian , 9 March 2014:
To be indecisive between choices; to feel or show doubt or indecision; to vacillate.
- Although they believe they can overhaul their 2-0 deficit, they cannot afford to be as lethargic as this at Camp Nou, and the time is surely approaching when Manuel Pellegrini's faith in Martín Demichelis wavers .
An act of wavering, vacillating, etc.
Someone who waves, enjoys waving, etc.
- I felt encouraged by all the enthusiastic wavers in the crowd.
- The Fourth of July brings out all the flag wavers .
Someone who specializes in waving (hair treatment).
A tool that accomplishes hair waving.
(UK, dialect, dated) A sapling left standing in a fallen wood.
- Johnny is such a little waver ; everyone who passes by receives his preferred greeting.