Definition of SEESAW

to make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions <as their boat seesawed in the rough water, the rescue team tried to get the passengers off the sinking ship>
Synonyms careen, lurch, pitch, roll, seesaw, sway, toss, wobble (also wabble)
to make short up-and-down movements <the price of the stock has been seesawing all week>
Synonyms bob, bobble, jog, jounce, pump, seesaw, wag
Related Words jerk, jiggle, shake, wiggle, wobble (also wabble); oscillate, rock, sway, swing, undulate; drop, duck

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