someone who communicates by waving
hesitation, waver, falter, faltering(noun)
the act of pausing uncertainly
"there was a hesitation in his speech"
waver, flutter, flicker(verb)
the act of moving back and forth
hesitate, waver, waffle(verb)
pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness
"Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures"
be unsure or weak
"Their enthusiasm is faltering"
move hesitatingly, as if about to give way
fluctuate, vacillate, waver(verb)
move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
"the line on the monitor vacillated"
flicker, waver, flitter, flutter, quiver(verb)
move back and forth very rapidly
"the candle flickered"
sway to and fro
give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
An act of wavering, vacillating, etc.
Someone who waves, enjoys waving, etc.
Someone who specializes in waving (hair treatment).
A tool that accomplishes hair waving.
To sway back and forth; to totter or reel.
Flowers wavered in the breeze.
To flicker, glimmer, quiver, as a weak light.
To fluctuate or vary, as commodity prices or a poorly sustained musical pitch.
To shake or tremble, as the hands or voice.
His voice wavered when the reporter brought up the controversial topic.
To falter; become unsteady; begin to fail or give way.
To be indecisive between choices; to feel or show doubt or indecision; to vacillate.
Origin: From vafra.
to play or move to and fro; to move one way and the other; hence, to totter; to reel; to swing; to flutter
to be unsettled in opinion; to vacillate; to be undetermined; to fluctuate; as, to water in judgment
a sapling left standing in a fallen wood
Origin: [From Wave, or Waver, v.]
Waver is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Ouder-Amstel, and lies about 13 km south of Amsterdam.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
A body of troops is said to waver when it becomes unsteady if at the halt, or to hesitate and lose its order if on the march, under the fire of the enemy.
The numerical value of waver in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of waver in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of waver in a Sentence
Grief teaches the steadiest minds to waver.
He feels sorry for them, he's trembling, my hand will not waver! I'm going to be firm with criminals!
Our passion and principals are constantly in a frenzy, but begin to shift and waver, as we return to reason.
Some waver on clear cut issues of opposing ethnic division and safeguarding ethnic and national unity, and even support participating in violent terrorist acts.
Now more than ever, the United States should not waver on Afghanistan, if we do not make deliberate, measured adjustments, 2016 is at risk of being no better, and possibly worse than 2015.
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Translations for waver
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- kähertäjä, käherrin, heilunta, huojunta, vilkuttaja, horjunta, liehua, lepattaa, viittoilija, väristä, epäröidä, värinä, epäröinti, huojua, lepatus, liehunta, heilua, täristä, horjuaFinnish
- sakavoq, angaluppoq, sajuppoq, isumaa oqippoq, aalajavoq, ukamarpoqKalaallisut, Greenlandic
- wankelen, weifelen, zwaaier, wiegen, flikkeren, schommelen, variëren, beven, twijfelen, wuiver, zwaaien, wuiven, flitsen, schuddenDutch
- njihati se, teturati se, varirati, treperiti, kolebati se, pokolebati seSerbo-Croatian
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