Definition of aquiver in English:


Pronunciation /əˈkwivər/ /əˈkwɪvər/


  • Quivering; trembling.

    ‘her face aquiver with pleasure’
    • ‘‘Yes it is,’ she replied, her lower lip aquiver.’
    • ‘I've cleared my calendar at work for the next two weeks, I've ironed a presentable shirt and I'm all aquiver in eager expectation.’
    • ‘The shocks set church bells aquiver in Boston, 1,600 km from the epicenter.’
    • ‘He felt the two mages clash, their grim determination and faith in their opposing deities setting the air around them aquiver.’
    • ‘You look like a cat sighting a bird, all aquiver with bloodlust. Cool your temper.’