toddle

play
verb tod·dle \ˈtä-dəl\

Definition of toddle

toddled

;

toddling

play \ˈtäd-liŋ, ˈtä-dəl-iŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to walk with short tottering steps in the manner of a young child

  3. 2 :  to take a stroll :  saunter

toddle

noun

Examples of toddle in a sentence

  1. The little boy toddled across the room.

  2. I toddled off to the pub for a pint.

  3. She toddled off to bed.

Origin and Etymology of toddle

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1600


TODDLE Defined for English Language Learners

toddle

play
verb tod·dle \ˈtä-dəl\

Definition of toddle for English Language Learners

  • of a young child : to walk with short, unsteady steps

  • : to walk along in a slow and relaxed way



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