Recent Examples of doddering from the Web
Desperate for a hit of his own, Nick consults Nostradamus (not the Nostradamus — his nephew, Thomas, played to the doddering hilt by Blake Hammond) to find out what might be bigger than Shakespeare in the future.
Bad Ape is actually a great ape, a marvelous, semiforgetful senior citizen who speaks in broken English and whose doddering generosity is the sort that can save the day.
Bad Ape is actually a great ape, a marvelous, semi-forgetful senior citizen whose doddering generosity is the sort that can save the day.
Sam DeLuca (Philip Goodwin) is a sage, if somewhat doddering, scholar.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'doddering.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of doddering
DODDERING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of doddering for English Language Learners
: walking and moving in a slow and unsteady way because of old age
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up doddering? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).