Definition of trembly in English:



  • Shaking or quivering involuntarily.

    ‘her eyes were tearful, her hands trembly’
    ‘she gave a queer trembly laugh’
    • ‘Andrew will wonder what happened to age me so fast and make my hand so trembly.’
    • ‘I'm flushed, my pupils dilate, I feel trembly.’
    • ‘And when I come by to see her, she's all white and trembly and totally wet.’
    • ‘For those worried that their trembly voice doesn't match their newly firm face and figure, the procedure claims to be able to make them sound years younger.’
    • ‘Slowly my trembly legs made their way through the dim passage and wavered unsteadily in indecision.’
    • ‘Many full-formed adults come over all trembly when parted from the spellchecker on the PC.’
    • ‘I'm getting all trembly just thinking about it!’
    • ‘I was trembly and felt ill for days afterwards.’
    • ‘Even the fact that I'm thinking about them makes my insides go wobbly and my outsides go trembly.’
    • ‘Still feeling light-headed, I went back into the shop, and in a trembly voice told the woman who had sold me the film that she had just sold a winning packet.’
    • ‘She just looks… all white and trembly, and she gets dizzy a lot.’
    • ‘But the burning ache in his arms got more intense with each shovelful, and he felt hot and sweaty and trembly.’
    • ‘She gnashed her teeth as the newbie helped her out with her trembly, inaccurate counting method.’
    • ‘Unfortunately she took me at face value and prescribed beta blockers to slow down my heart-beat, and sleeping tablets because I was exhausted but unable to sleep, restless and hot and trembly.’
    • ‘He says he isn't a candidate for the trembly ward and that's enough for me.’
    • ‘I feel trembly and a bit hyper, like I've had too much coffee, and a bit hot.’
    • ‘The string sample is just hesitant and trembly enough, augmenting Missy's own low-frequency tremolos which are imbued with a troublesome warmth, an open invitation to come back the same jerk that you left as.’
    • ‘I was a bit trembly by the time I got to the surface, but not unduly worried.’
    unstable, rocky, wobbly, wobbling, rickety, shaky, shaking, tottery, tottering, teetering, unsafe, unbalanced, unreliable, insecure, not secure, unfastened, unsecured, movable, precarious
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