Synonyms of waver in English:


See US English definition of waver

See UK English definition of waver

See Spanish definition of flaquear


1‘the candlelight in the room wavered in a warm draught’

flicker, quiver, tremble, twinkle, glimmer, wink, blink

2‘his voice wavered with a hint of uncertainty’

become unsteady, falter, wobble, tremble, hesitate

3‘he had wavered between the Church of Ireland and Catholicism’

be undecided, be irresolute, be indecisive, hesitate, dither, equivocate, vacillate, fluctuate, see-saw, yo-yo
think twice, change one's mind, get cold feet, dally, stall
British haver, hum and haw
informal dilly-dally, shilly-shally, pussyfoot around, blow hot and cold, sit on the fence
rare tergiversate