wad·dledwad·dling \ˈwäd-liŋ, ˈwä-dəl-iŋ\
: to walk with short steps swinging the forepart of the body from side to side
: to move clumsily in a manner suggesting a waddle
— wad·dler \ˈwäd-lər, ˈwä-dəl-ər\ noun
Examples of WADDLE
- He waddled down the hallway.
- A fat goose waddled across the yard.
Origin of WADDLE
frequentative of wade
First Known Use: 1592
: an awkward clumsy swaying gait
First Known Use of WADDLE
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