Synonyms for waver

Synonyms for (noun) waver

Synonyms: waver, flicker, flutter

Definition: the act of moving back and forth

Similar words: motility, motion, move, movement

Definition: a change of position that does not entail a change of location

Usage: the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise; movement is a sign of life; an impatient move of his hand; gastrointestinal motility


Synonyms: hesitation, falter, faltering, waver

Definition: the act of pausing uncertainly

Usage: there was a hesitation in his speech

Similar words: pause

Definition: temporary inactivity


Synonyms: waver

Definition: someone who communicates by waving

Similar words: communicator

Definition: a person who communicates with others

Synonyms for (verb) waver

Synonyms: quaver, waver

Definition: give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency

Similar words: sound, vocalise, vocalize, voice

Definition: utter with vibrating vocal chords


Synonyms: waver, weave

Definition: sway to and fro

Similar words: sway, swing

Definition: move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner

Usage: He swung back


Synonyms: fluctuate, waver, vacillate

Definition: move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern

Usage: the line on the monitor vacillated

Similar words: swing

Definition: alternate dramatically between high and low values

Usage: his mood swings; the market is swinging up and down


Synonyms: waver, quiver, flitter, flutter, flicker

Definition: move back and forth very rapidly

Usage: the candle flickered

Similar words: move back and forth

Definition: move in one direction and then into the opposite direction


Synonyms: waver, falter

Definition: move hesitatingly, as if about to give way

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: waver, falter

Definition: be unsure or weak

Usage: Their enthusiasm is faltering

Similar words: waver, waffle, hesitate

Definition: pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness

Usage: Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures