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The meaning of Tottering

ˈtɒt.ər.ɪŋ

Tottering – definition

adjective

(of a person's steps) feeble or unsteady.

Usage examples:

She swayed on her feet and took a few tottering steps
adjective

(of a structure) shaking or swaying as if about to collapse.

Usage examples:

All that was left of this historic building were sections of tottering, smoke-blackened walls
verb

Move in a feeble or unsteady way.

Usage examples:

A hunched figure was tottering down the path
verb

(of a structure) shake or sway as if about to collapse.

Usage examples:

The building began to totter and then the roof gave way
adjective

Walking with difficulty in a way that looks as if you are about to fall

Usage examples:

One picture was of a tottering 89-year-old leaving the platform after her conference speech., she w…

Tottering translation into English

Tottering: translate from English into Chinese

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颤巍巍, 臲

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Wankelend, Waggelend

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Chancelant, Trébuchant

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Schwankend, Wankend, Taumelnd, Wacklig, Wackelig, Kränklich, Bröckelig

Tottering: translate from English into Hindi

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ढुलमुल, डगमगानेवाला, लंगड़ाते हुए चलनेवाला, लड़खड़ाते हुए चलनेवाला, डगमगाते हुए चलनेवाला, कंपनेवाला

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Vacillante

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비틀거리다

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Шатаясь, Нетвердый, Шатающийся

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Tambaleante

Word origin

Middle English: from Middle Dutch touteren ‘to swing’ (the original sense in English).

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