Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who, or that which, trembles.
  • n. Any of various New World passerine birds of the family Mimidae.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who trembles.
  • n. Any of certain West Indian birds of the genera Cinclocerthia and Rhamphocinclus, of the family Mimidæ.
  • n. The vibrating hammer, or spring contact piece of a hammer break, as of the electric ignition apparatus for an internal-combustion engine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See electric ray.
  • n. One who trembles; especially, a person or an animal that trembles from fear.
  • n. [capitalized] One of a religious sect of the time of Queen Elizabeth.
  • n. That which trembles or vibrates; specifically, an automatic vibrator used for making and breaking the circuit of an induction-coil; an electric bell.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one who quakes and trembles with (or as with) fear

Etymologies

tremble +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

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