Synonyms and Antonyms of lurch
to make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions
- The boat lurched with every crash of a wave.
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
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.
rock, roll, seesaw, swag, sway, waver, weave, wobble (also wabble)
clomp, clump, flounder, lumber, lump, pound, scuffle, shamble, shuffle, stamp, stomp, stumble, tramp, tromp