- if someone's voice quavers, it is unsteady, usually because the person is nervous or afraid “I'm not safe here, am I?” she asked in a quavering voice.
- NAmE//ˈkweɪvəri//adjective a quavery voice
NAmE//ˈkweɪvər//[intransitive, transitive](+ speech)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they quaver
he / she / it quavers
past simple quavered
-ing form quavering
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