teeter


teeter

verb

Definition of TEETER

1
to swing unsteadily back and forth or from side to side <he drunkenly teetered at the edge of the pool>
Synonyms falter, rock, totter, waver, wobble (also wabble)
2
to move forward while swaying from side to side <the toddler teetered down the stairs on her mother's high heels>
3
to show uncertainty about the right course of action <was teetering on the brink of making a decision about college>
Near Antonyms decide; budge, stir; advance, continue
Antonyms dive (in), plunge (in)

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