Definitions For Quaver


  • A musical note having the time value of an eighth of a whole note
  • A tremulous sound
  • An unsteady sound in someone's voice that is caused by fear or other strong emotions


  • Sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
  • Give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency
  • To produce sound in an unsteady way especially because you are afraid or nervous

Is Quaver a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Quaver is worth 18 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Quaver in a Sentence

  • Her voice quavered during the speech.
  • He spoke in quavering tones.
  • There was a quaver in his voice.

Synonyms for Quaver

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