tottery

adjective tot·tery \ ˈtä-tə-rē \

Definition of tottery

: of an infirm or precarious nature

Examples of tottery in a Sentence

  1. with a tottery gait the frail, elderly woman slowly climbed the steps of the church

First Known Use of tottery

circa 1755

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