Definition of trembly in English:


adjectivetrembliest, tremblier

  • Shaking or quivering involuntarily.

    ‘her eyes were tearful, her hands trembly’
    ‘she gave a queer trembly laugh’
    • ‘But the burning ache in his arms got more intense with each shovelful, and he felt hot and sweaty and trembly.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘I was trembly and felt ill for days afterwards.’
    • ‘And when I come by to see her, she's all white and trembly and totally wet.’
    • ‘She gnashed her teeth as the newbie helped her out with her trembly, inaccurate counting method.’
    • ‘Many full-formed adults come over all trembly when parted from the spellchecker on the PC.’
    • ‘Even the fact that I'm thinking about them makes my insides go wobbly and my outsides go trembly.’
    • ‘Slowly my trembly legs made their way through the dim passage and wavered unsteadily in indecision.’
    • ‘I'm flushed, my pupils dilate, I feel 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.’
    • ‘I was a bit trembly by the time I got to the surface, but not unduly worried.’
    • ‘He says he isn't a candidate for the trembly ward and that's enough for me.’
    • ‘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 feel trembly and a bit hyper, like I've had too much coffee, and a bit hot.’
    • ‘She just looks… all white and trembly, and she gets dizzy a lot.’
    • ‘I'm getting all trembly just thinking about it!’
    • ‘Andrew will wonder what happened to age me so fast and make my hand so trembly.’
    unstable, rocky, wobbly, wobbling, rickety, shaky, shaking, tottery, tottering, teetering, unsafe, unbalanced, unreliable, insecure, not secure, unfastened, unsecured, movable, precarious
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