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teeter

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of teeter

  1. 1 to swing unsteadily back and forth or from side to side he drunkenly teetered at the edge of the pool Synonyms of teeter falter, rock, totter, waver, wobble (also wabble) Words Related to teeter flounder, lurch, stumble, toddle; quake, quaver, quiver, shake, shudder, tremble, vibrate; careen, reel, stagger, weave

  2. 2 to move forward while swaying from side to side the toddler teetered down the stairs on her mother's high heels Synonyms of teeter careen, dodder, lurch, reel, stagger, totter, waddleWords Related to teeter 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

  3. 3 to show uncertainty about the right course of action was teetering on the brink of making a decision about college Synonyms of teeter balance, dither, falter, halt, hang back, scruple, shilly-shally, stagger, hesitate, vacillate, waver, wobble (also wabble)Words Related to teeter 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 teeter decide; budge, stir; advance, continueAntonyms of teeter dive (in), plunge (in)



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