Waddled
Waddle Wad"dle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Waddled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Waddling}.] [Freq. of wade; cf. AS. w[ae]dlian to beg, from wadan to go. See {Wade}.] To walk with short steps, swaying the body from one side to the other, like a duck or very fat person; to move clumsily and totteringly along; to toddle; to stumble; as, a child waddles when he begins to walk; a goose waddles. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

She drawls her words, and waddles in her pace. --Young. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • waddled — wad·dle || wÉ‘dl / wÉ’dl n. duck like walk v. walk in a duck like manner …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • waddle — waddler, n. waddlingly, adv. waddly, adj. /wod l/, v., waddled, waddling, n. v.i. 1. to walk with short steps, swaying or rocking from side to side, as a duck. 2. to move in any similar, slow, rocking manner; wobble: The ship waddled into port. n …   Universalium

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  • waddle — [[t]wɒ̱d(ə)l[/t]] waddles, waddling, waddled VERB To waddle somewhere means to walk there with short, quick steps, swinging slightly from side to side. A person or animal that waddles usually has short legs and a fat body. [V prep/adv] McGinnis… …   English dictionary

  • waddle — UK [ˈwɒd(ə)l] / US [ˈwɑd(ə)l] verb [intransitive] Word forms waddle : present tense I/you/we/they waddle he/she/it waddles present participle waddling past tense waddled past participle waddled to walk with short steps that make your body move… …   English dictionary

  • Stumble — Stum ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stumbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stumbling}.] [OE. stumblen, stomblen; freq. of a word akin to E. stammer. See {Stammer}.] 1. To trip in walking or in moving in any way with the legs; to strike the foot so as to fall, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stumbled — Stumble Stum ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stumbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stumbling}.] [OE. stumblen, stomblen; freq. of a word akin to E. stammer. See {Stammer}.] 1. To trip in walking or in moving in any way with the legs; to strike the foot so as to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stumbling — Stumble Stum ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stumbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stumbling}.] [OE. stumblen, stomblen; freq. of a word akin to E. stammer. See {Stammer}.] 1. To trip in walking or in moving in any way with the legs; to strike the foot so as to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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