Synonyms and Antonyms of stagger
1 to move forward while swaying from side to side I was so tired last night that I just staggered upstairs to bed without eating dinner Synonyms of stagger careen, dodder, lurch, reel, teeter, totter, waddle Words Related to stagger 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
2 to show uncertainty about the right course of action a daunting problem that would make even the most decisive person stagger just a bit Synonyms of stagger balance, dither, falter, halt, hang back, scruple, shilly-shally, hesitate, teeter, vacillate, waver, wobble (also wabble)Words Related to stagger haw, hem; dally, dawdle, delay, linger, pause, procrastinate, wait; back down, chicken (out); consider, debate, deliberate, ponder, weigh; oscillate, sway; equivocate, hedge, pussyfoot, waffleNear Antonyms of stagger decide; budge, stir; advance, continueAntonyms of stagger dive (in), plunge (in)
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