HyperDic: tottering

English > 2 senses of the word tottering:
ADJECTIVEalltottering, totteryunsteady in gait as from infirmity or old age
alltottering(of structures or institutions) having lost stability
tottering > pronunciation
Soundstaa'terihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > tottering: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningunsteady in gait as from infirmity or old age.
Example"a tottering skeleton of a horse"
Synonymtottery
Broaderunsteadysubject to change or variation
Spanishtambaleante, tembloroso
English > tottering: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of structures or institutions) having lost stability; failing or on the point of collapse.
Example"a tottering empire"
Broaderunstablelacking stability or fixity / fixity or firmness
Spanishtambaleante

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