Associations to the word «Waver»


WAVER, verb. (intransitive) To sway back and forth; to totter or reel.
WAVER, verb. (intransitive) To flicker, glimmer, quiver, as a weak light.
WAVER, verb. (intransitive) To fluctuate or vary, as commodity prices or a poorly sustained musical pitch.
WAVER, verb. (intransitive) To shake or tremble, as the hands or voice.
WAVER, verb. (intransitive) To falter; become unsteady; begin to fail or give way.
WAVER, verb. (intransitive) To be indecisive between choices; to feel or show doubt or indecision; to vacillate.
WAVER, noun. An act of wavering, vacillating, etc.
WAVER, noun. Someone who waves, enjoys waving, etc.
WAVER, noun. Someone who specializes in waving (hair treatment).
WAVER, noun. A tool that accomplishes hair waving.
WAVER, noun. (UK) (dialect) (dated) A sapling left standing in a fallen wood.

Dictionary definition

WAVER, noun. Someone who communicates by waving.
WAVER, noun. The act of pausing uncertainly; "there was a hesitation in his speech".
WAVER, noun. The act of moving back and forth.
WAVER, verb. Pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness; "Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures".
WAVER, verb. Be unsure or weak; "Their enthusiasm is faltering".
WAVER, verb. Move hesitatingly, as if about to give way.
WAVER, verb. Move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern; "the line on the monitor vacillated".
WAVER, verb. Move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered".
WAVER, verb. Sway to and fro.
WAVER, verb. Give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency.

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin