Meaning of “quaver” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “quaver” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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quaververb [ I ]

us /ˈkweɪ·vər/

(of a person’s voice) to sound nervous, esp. because of emotion:

Her voice quavered for a moment before she gained control.

(Definition of “quaver” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)