- (Especially of something mechanical) shake and vibrate rapidly and with force: the steering wheel juddered in his handMore example sentences
- Then James saw his friend's shoulders begin to shake, juddering up and down and suddenly Jenni was crying into his chest.
- Jo said: ‘I woke up at about 8am and everything was juddering, which must have been the earthquake.’
- Without even seeing my room, I chase after my taxi, and within minutes we are juddering through the warm spring evening and neon-lit streets which wind down to the harbour.
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- An instance of rapid and forceful shaking and vibration: the car gave a judderMore example sentences
- The doors immediately slid shut, and with a shake and a judder, the floor beneath them lurched.
- It's the driver's skill, not the different country, that decides whether it's just a bump or a horrible judder!
- Luckily not a single judder or unevenness of movement occurred and the next day the ‘rushes’ indicated that the job had been completed successfully - and not before time.
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- Of all the many, many problems with London's overcrowded, overcharged, much-delayed, juddery and downright unpleasant Tube system, safety has not been one of them.
- Glick let the car sit idly by the kerb, the engine running, a little juddery off a cold start, and puffing away at a great exhaust roach.
1930s: imitative; compare with shudder.
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