atremble

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adjective atrem·ble \ə-ˈtrem-bəl\

Definition of atremble

  1. :  shaking involuntarily :  trembling he was white as death and all atremble — Robert Coover

Examples of atremble in a sentence

  1. atremble with fright at the sound of the booming howitzers

1845

First Known Use of atremble

1845



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