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- n. A person who wavers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who wavers; one who is unsettled in doctrine, faith, opinion, or the like.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which wavers or fluctuates; especially, a person who vacillates or is undecided in mind.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one who hesitates (usually out of fear)
-- to be sure; most respectable man, capital fellow, the best parson in the county, -- no cant, but thoroughly orthodox; he certainly keeps in his brother, who, though a very active member, is what I call a waverer on certain questions.
But if one goes on developing, keeping pace with one's own age, renewing oneself with the perennially youthful impulses of contemporary thought, one's called a waverer and a renegade.
The poet could not obtain his object if Agamemnon merely gave the summons to battle; and he thinks Agamemnon precisely the kind of waverer who will call, first the Privy Council of the Chiefs, and then an assembly.
In 60 seconds or less, he went from waverer to WINO.
To put the issue to rest, put the issue-waverer to pasture.
And so did the Tory waverer I canvassed this morning .....
Hackwork, not something that would compel the waverer to be interested in the character or to buy the next issue.
Mr. Newman left the Church of England and with him carried many a waverer.
How many a waverer has halted on the brink, gone perhaps to some public meeting and watched self-conscious Socialists dutifully addressing one another as ‘Comrade’, and then slid away, disillusioned, into the nearest four-ale bar!
Huck, being uncommitted as yet, joined in with Tom, and the waverer quickly