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halting

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adjective halt·ing \ˈhȯl-tiŋ\

Simple Definition of halting

  • : stopping often because of not being sure about what to say or do : not steady

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of halting

  1. :  marked by a lack of sureness or effectiveness <spoke in a halting manner>

haltingly

play \-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of halting in a sentence

  1. She answered in a halting voice.

  2. The baby took a few halting steps.

  3. Progress in the negotiations has been halting.



1585

First Known Use of halting

1585

Rhymes with halting


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