waver

Meanings

Verb

Noun

  • An act of wavering, vacillating, etc.
  • Someone who waves, enjoys waving, etc.
  • Someone who specializes in waving (hair treatment).
  • A tool that accomplishes hair waving.
  • A sapling left standing in a fallen wood.

Origin

  • From Middle English waveren, from Old Norse vafra ("to flicker"), akin to Old English w«£fre ("restless, wavering"). Related to wave.

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