staggering

adjective

Definition of staggering

  1. :  so great as to cause one to stagger :  astonishing, overwhelming a staggering feat staggering medical bills

staggeringly

adverb

Examples of staggering in a Sentence

  1. The storm caused a staggering amount of damage.

  2. the staggering scope of the new construction on campus

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First Known Use of staggering

1565


STAGGERING Defined for English Language Learners

staggering

adjective

Definition of staggering for English Language Learners

  • : very large, shocking, or surprising



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