What does the word tremolo mean?

Usage examples for tremolo

  1. " Windy" McPheters regaled those with an ear for music by cheerful efforts on his mouth- harp, coming out strong on the tremolo, and jigging the heel of his moccasined foot for time. – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  2. Its high, wiry trill, like the buzzing of the locust, heard in the dawn before the sky grows even gray, or in the middle of the night, starts the morning chorus; and after all other voices are hushed in the evening, its tremolo is the last bed- song to come from the trees. – Bird-Neighbors by Blanchan, Neltje
  3. " I got to talk to you, Mr. Magee," he whispered in a frightened tremolo. – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers