shamble


sham·ble

intransitive verb \ˈsham-bəl\

: to walk in an awkward, unsteady way without lifting your feet very high off the ground

sham·bledsham·bling \-b(ə-)liŋ\

Full Definition of SHAMBLE

:  to walk awkwardly with dragging feet :  shuffle
shamble noun

Examples of SHAMBLE

  1. He shambled into the room.
  2. <disconsolate and exhausted after losing the match, the wrestler shambled toward the locker room>

Origin of SHAMBLE

shamble bowed, malformed
First Known Use: 1717

Rhymes with SHAMBLE

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