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judder

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verb jud·der \ˈjə-dər\

Definition of judder

chiefly British

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to vibrate with intensity <the engine stalled and kept juddering — Roy Spicer>

Examples of judder in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of judder

probably alteration of shudder


First Known Use: 1931


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judder

noun jud·der

Definition of judder

chiefly British

  1. :  the action or sound of juddering

1935

First Known Use of judder

1935


JUDDER Defined for English Language Learners

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judder

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verb jud·der \ˈjə-dər\

Definition of judder for English Language Learners

  • : to shake in a forceful way


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