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Definition of "halting" []

  • Hesitant or wavering: a halting voice. (adjective)
  • Imperfect; defective: halting verse. (adjective)
  • Limping; lame. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "halting" in a sentence
  • "Anyone who believed in halting the spread of corruption and extremism has lost."
  • "Frona cried, her tongue halting from the disuse of years."
  • "This means that the vaccine would have had a chance to be effective in halting the very worst of the second wave."