totter

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1tot·ter

intransitive verb \ˈtä-tər\

: to move or walk in a slow and unsteady way

: to become weak and likely to fail or collapse

Full Definition of TOTTER

1
a :  to tremble or rock as if about to fall :  sway
b :  to become unstable :  threaten to collapse
2
:  to move unsteadily :  stagger, wobble

Examples of TOTTER

  1. The child tottered across the room.
  2. He tottered away to bed.

Origin of TOTTER

Middle English toteren
First Known Use: 15th century

2totter

noun

Definition of TOTTER

:  an unsteady gait :  wobble

First Known Use of TOTTER

1747

Rhymes with TOTTER

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