Totterer
Totterer \Tot"ter*er\, n. One who totters. [1913 Webster]

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  • totterer — See totter. * * * …   Universalium

  • totterer — noun One who totters …   Wiktionary

  • totterer — n. unsteady person or thing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • totterer — tot·ter·er …   English syllables

  • totterer — noun someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall • Syn: ↑staggerer, ↑reeler • Derivationally related forms: ↑reel (for: ↑reeler), ↑totter, ↑stagger ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • totter — totterer, n. /tot euhr/, v.i. 1. to walk or go with faltering steps, as if from extreme weakness. 2. to sway or rock on the base or ground, as if about to fall: The tower seemed to totter in the wind. The government was tottering. 3. to shake or… …   Universalium

  • reeler — noun 1. someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall • Syn: ↑staggerer, ↑totterer • Derivationally related forms: ↑reel, ↑totter (for: ↑totterer), ↑stagger ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • staggerer — noun someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall • Syn: ↑totterer, ↑reeler • Derivationally related forms: ↑reel (for: ↑reeler), ↑totter (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tot — tot1 /tot/, n. 1. a small child. 2. Chiefly Brit. a small portion of a beverage, esp. a dram of liquor. 3. a small quantity of anything. [1680 90; perh. short for TOTTERER] tot2 /tot/, v., totted, totting, n. v.t., v.i. 1. to add; total (oft …   Universalium

  • totter — verb 1》 move in an unsteady way. 2》 [usu. as adjective tottering] (of a building) shake or rock as if about to collapse. 3》 be insecure or about to fail. noun a tottering gait. Derivatives totterer noun tottery adjective Origin ME: from MDu.… …   English new terms dictionary

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