Definition of 'quaver'
Example sentences containing 'quaver'
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To me, it feels quite tentative with quavering voice asking big questions needing even bigger answers. The Sun (2009)The lights dimmed and a man began a long, quavering chant. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She also has a teeny-tiny musical quaver tattooed on her neck. Times, Sunday Times (2015)On a black piano sits sheet music with crotchets, quavers and phrases in pencil. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'quaver'
Used Rarely. quaver is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'quaver'
British English: quaver VERB
If someone's voice quavers, it sounds unsteady, usually because they are nervous or uncertain.
Her voice quavered and she fell silent.
Definition of quaver from the Collins English Dictionary
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