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tottering

adjective tot·ter·ing \ˈtä-tə-riŋ\

Definition of TOTTERING

1
a :  being in an unstable condition <a tottering building>
b :  walking unsteadily
2
:  lacking firmness or stability :  insecure <a tottering regime>
tot·ter·ing·ly adverb

Examples of TOTTERING

  1. <after the accident, she was only able to take a few tottering steps at a time>

First Known Use of TOTTERING

1534

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