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  • adj. Tending to waver; uncertain or hesitant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wavering; unsteady; shaky; faltering.


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waver +‎ -y


  • What’s more, I think as information outlets have increased and as media criticism has turned into a national pastime, serious readers have come to realize that reporters such as Dan and Adam — solid, no-BS, non-partisan shoe-leather guys who ALSO have amazing contacts — are indispensable, especially if you enjoy the kind of wavery, total-BS, very partisan, barfly stylings of folks like me.

    Q&A with Ana Marie Cox: Asking the audience to pay for journalism » Nieman Journalism Lab

  • :) So I am still feeling kind of wavery over it, but we are going to try to conceive as planned.

    sheepdip Diary Entry

  • I should have known something was wrong as I have taken care of hundreds of dying people as a nurse and their voice gets weak and sounds wavery.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • I wanted to leave, but stayed for the end, and the inevitable song, wavery without accompaniment, in praise of – you guessed – peace.

    Simon Hoggart's week: Teach your children well

  • The wine goblet perched on the top of the desk explains it partly, but her wavery voice explains a little bit more.

    Angry Young Man

  • Willy scrambled for the .45 somewhere under his feet, jumped up with it, hit his head, yelled Freeze in a wavery voice, saw it was an American soldier, put the gun down, saw he was all in black, laid the gun on him again.


  • He looks weak and wavery to his enemies, but, even more important, he looks the same way to his own troops.

    A tough message for Obama

  • He pried it loose, barely able to read the wavery lines.

    Root in a Bottle

  • Finally, in a thin, wavery voice, she said, Maybe if you got me some tea, it would settle my stomach.

    Miz Pat Tackles The Duckling Killer « A Fly in Amber

  • In the wavery light, it seemed to alternate between bandwidths: between something from now, and something very, very old.

    Ancient, Strange, and Lovely


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