Definition of earthquaking in US English:

earthquaking

noun

  • An earthquake; the occurrence of earthquakes, earthquake activity.

adjective

  • That causes the earth to shake.

Origin

Middle English; earliest use found in Southern Passion. From earth + quaking. Compare earlier earthdin and also earthgrine<br>late 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Greene (bap. 1558, d. 1592), writer and playwright. From earth + quaking, after earthquake.

Pronunciation

earthquaking

/ˈəːθˌkweɪkɪŋ/