HyperDic: teeter

English > 2 senses of the word teeter:
VERBmotionteeter, seesaw, tottermove unsteadily, with a rocking motion
NOUNartifactteeter, seesaw, teeter-totter, teetertotter, teeterboard, tilting board, dandle boarda plaything consisting of a board / board balanced on a fulcrum
teeter > pronunciation
Soundstiy'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > teeter: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA plaything consisting of a board / board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end.
Synonymsseesaw, teeter-totter, teetertotter, teeterboard, tilting board, dandle board
Part ofplaygroundYard consisting of an outdoor area for children's play
Broaderplaything, toyAn artifact designed to be played with
Spanishbalancín, subibaja
Catalanpalanca, tímbala-tàmbala
English > teeter: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove unsteadily, with a rocking motion.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsseesaw, totter
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishbambolearse, tambalearse, tambalear
Catalanbalancejar, balandrejar, oscil·lar, titubejar, trontollar, trontollejar

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