• (British) IPA: /ˈdʒʌdə/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈdʒʌdɚ/


  1. A spasmodic shaking.
  2. (television) Jerky playback caused by converting between frame rates; telecine judder
Translations Verb

judder (judders, present participle juddering; past and past participle juddered)

  1. (intransitive) To spasm or shake violently.
    • 2000, Mark Gatiss, Last of the Gaderene, chapter 20
      Captain McGarrigle, however, seemed to be in trouble. He was breathing stertorously, his throat and chest juddering like those of an asthmatic.
  2. (intransitive) To move with a stop-start motion, as if experiencing a strong resistance or when decelerating brusquely.
    To judder to a halt

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