Synonyms and Antonyms of lurch

  1. 1 to make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions the room lurched with every jolt of the earthquake Synonyms careen, rock, pitch, roll, seesaw, sway, toss, wobble (also wabble)Related Words blunder, buck, dodder, falter, flounder, halt, hitch, hobble, jerk, jolt, reel, shake, stagger, stumble, teeter, toddle, totter, tumble, vacillate, vibrate, waddle, waver, weave; oscillate, undulate, wag, waggle

  2. 2 to move forward while swaying from side to side dressed in his zombie costume, the boy lurched down the street in his quest for Halloween candy Synonyms careen, dodder, stagger, reel, teeter, totter, 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

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