As a noun quaver
is a trembling shake.
As a verb quaver
is to shake in a trembling manner.
As an adjective quavery is
apt to quaver.
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a trembling shake.
a trembling of the voice, as in speaking or singing.
(music) an eighth note, drawn as a crotchet (quarter note) with a tail.
to shake in a trembling manner.
to use the voice in a trembling manner, as in speaking or singing.
To utter quaveringly.
- We shall hear her quavering them to some sprightly airs of the opera.