Definition of tremble noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtrembl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrembl//
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[countable, usually singular] (also trembling [countable, uncountable]) a feeling, movement or sound of trembling a tremble of fear She tried to control the trembling in her legs. I heard a tremble in her voice. The only sign of fear was a slight tremble in his legs. Word OriginMiddle English (as a verb): from Old French trembler, from medieval Latin tremulare, from Latin tremulus, from tremere ‘tremble’.
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