totteringly
adverb see tottering

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Totteringly — Tot ter*ing*ly, adv. In a tottering manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • totteringly — tot·ter·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • totteringly — adverb see tottering * * * tottˈeringly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑totter …   Useful english dictionary

  • tottering — totteringly, adv. /tot euhr ing/, adj. 1. walking unsteadily or shakily. 2. lacking security or stability; threatening to collapse; precarious: a tottering empire. [TOTTER + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Waddling — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tottering — adjective Date: 1534 1. a. being in an unstable condition < a tottering building > b. walking unsteadily 2. lacking firmness or stability ; insecure < a tottering regime > • totteringly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • delicately — Synonyms and related words: compliantly, cunningly, cutely, daintily, easily, effeminately, faintly, feebly, gently, infirmly, languorously, listlessly, shakily, softly, strengthlessly, submissively, teeteringly, tenderly, totteringly, unsoundly …   Moby Thesaurus

  • weakly — Synonyms and related words: a bit, a la sourdine, a little, anemic, asthenic, barely, bloodless, by a hair, by an ace, cachectic, chicken, cowardly, daintily, debilitated, decrepit, delicately, dimly, drained, drooping, droopy, dull, effeminately …   Moby Thesaurus

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