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totter

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of totter

  1. 1 to move forward while swaying from side to side <tottered around the house as she practiced walking in high heels> Synonyms careen, dodder, lurch, reel, teeter, stagger, waddleRelated Words rock, roll, seesaw, swag, sway, waver, weave, wobble (also wabble); barge, blunder, clomp, clump, flounder, galumph, lumber, lump, pound, scuff, scuffle, shamble, shuffle, stamp, stomp, stumble, tramp, tromp

  2. 2 to swing unsteadily back and forth or from side to side <the figurine tottered precariously for a moment before falling off the shelf> Synonyms falter, rock, teeter, waver, wobble (also wabble)Related Words flounder, lurch, stumble, toddle; quake, quaver, quiver, shake, shudder, tremble, vibrate; careen, reel, stagger, weave




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