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Definition of "tottering" []

  • Unsteady, precarious or rickety. (adjective)
  • Unstable, insecure or wobbly. (adjective)
  • Present participle of totter. (verb)

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Use "tottering" in a sentence
  • "He turned to watch his sister, once again tottering toward the glimmering fake plants."
  • "There were, in truth, moments when he felt in his turn an impulse, that was nearly resistless, to spring forward and awake the unconscious sleepers; but a glance at Ellen would serve to recall his tottering prudence, and to admonish him of the consequences."
  • "Her condition, which was not widely known during her husband's political career, was probably responsible for the catty rumors about Mamie being a "tottering" heavy drinker, Julie and David say in the interview."