judder


1jud·der

verb \ˈjə-dər\

: to shake in a forceful way

Full Definition of JUDDER

intransitive verb
chiefly British
:  to vibrate with intensity <the engine stalled and kept juddering — Roy Spicer>

Examples of JUDDER

  1. <the engine began to judder alarmingly just a few miles outside of Brighton>

Origin of JUDDER

probably alteration of shudder
First Known Use: 1931

Rhymes with JUDDER

2judder

noun

Definition of JUDDER

chiefly British
:  the action or sound of juddering

First Known Use of JUDDER

1935

Rhymes with JUDDER

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