Definition Of tremble


a physical or emotional condition marked by trembling.

a trembling feeling, movement, or sound.

there was a slight tremble in his voice

shake involuntarily, typically as a result of anxiety, excitement, or frailty.

Isobel was trembling with excitement

Example Of tremble

  • Adam walked beside me, still trembling slightly.

  • And yet what I hear is so remote, a tremble displaced in time, so indifferent, its spent passion whizzing above my immobile frame.

  • ‘But I do now, and I ask it still,’ Elaine said insistently, but there was a tremble in her voice now.

  • ‘When the first truckload arrived, my hand was slightly trembling when shooting,’ he wrote.

  • But eventually everyone focused back on the subject at hand when the tremble in the arbitrator's voice hinted his conclusion.

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