Translation of "quaver" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈkweɪ.vər/ us /ˈkweɪ.vɚ/

If a person’s voice quavers, it shakes, usually because of emotion.

Her voice began to quaver and I thought she was going to cry.
quavery adjective uk /ˈkweɪ.vər.i/ us /ˈkweɪ.vɚ.i/ also quavering uk /-ɪŋ/ us
noun uk /ˈkweɪ.vər/ us /ˈkweɪ.vɚ/

UK specialized US eighth note music a musical note that is half as long as a crotchetquarter note


(Translation of “quaver” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈkweivə/

(especially of a sound or a person’s voice) to shake or tremble

temblar; vibrar
The old man’s voice quavered.

(Translation of “quaver” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)