Definition of earthquaking

1 : causing the earth to shake an earthquaking roar

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First Known Use of earthquaking

1589, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for earthquaking

partly from earth entry 1 + quaking, present participle of quake; partly from earthquake + -ing

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“Earthquaking.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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