Thesaurus

teeters

verb
present tense third-person singular of teeter

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1 to swing unsteadily back and forth or from side to side
  • he nervously teetered at the edge of the pool before finally diving in

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2 to move forward while swaying from side to side
  • the toddler teetered down the rink in her new ice skates

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3 to show uncertainty about the right course of action
  • was teetering on the brink of making a decision about college

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teeters

teeth

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“Teeters.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/teeters. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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