Pronunciation: (wā'vur),[key] —v.i. 1. to sway to and fro; flutter: Foliage wavers in the breeze. 2. to flicker or quiver, as light: A distant beam wavered and then disappeared. 3. become unsteady; begin to fail or give way: When she heard the news her courage wavered. 4. to shake or tremble, as the hands or voice: Her voice wavered. 5. to feel or show doubt, indecision, etc.; vacillate: He wavered in his determination. 6. (of things) to fluctuate or vary: Prices wavered. 7. to totter or reel: The earth quaked and the tower wavered.
—n. an act of wavering, fluttering, or vacillating.
Pronunciation: (wā'vur),[key] —n. 1. a person who waves or causes something to wave: Election time brings out the wavers of flags and haranguers of mobs. 2. a person who specializes in waving hair.
3. something, as a curling iron, used for waving hair.