HyperDic: totter

English > 3 senses of the word totter:
VERBmotiontottermove without being stable, as if threatening to fall
motiontotter, toddle, coggle, dodder, paddle, waddlewalk unsteadily
motiontotter, teeter, seesawmove unsteadily, with a rocking motion
totter > pronunciation
Soundstaa'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > totter: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove without being stable, as if threatening to fall.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The drunk man tottered over to our table"
Broaderrock, sway, shakemove back and forth or sideways
Spanishtambalearse
Catalanbalancejar-se, balancejar, balendrejar, oscil·lar, trontollar
English > totter: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningwalk unsteadily.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
ModelThe children totter to the playground
Synonymstoddle, coggle, dodder, paddle, waddle
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishanadear, avanzar a pasitos, bambolearse, chapotear, contonearse, tambalearse
Catalancaminar com un ànec, culejar, remenar el cul, trontollar
Nounstotterersomeone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall
English > totter: 3 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove unsteadily, with a rocking motion.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsteeter, seesaw
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishbambolearse, tambalearse, tambalear
Catalanbalancejar, balandrejar, oscil·lar, titubejar, trontollar, trontollejar

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