doddery
adjective Date: 1866 1. doddered 2 2. doddering

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • doddery — adj. same as {doddering[1]}. Syn: doddering, shaking, tottering, tottery. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • doddery — adjective Doddering, trembly, shaky. That is not to say that he became a doddery old man mdash; far from it. He was just a bit thoughtful at times, and I would catch him looking at me pensively …   Wiktionary

  • doddery — dod|dery [ˈdɔdəri US ˈda: ] adj BrE weak and not able to do things easily because of old age ▪ Some of the patients are a bit doddery …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • doddery — [[t]dɒ̱dəri[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone who is doddery walks in an unsteady way, especially because of old age …   English dictionary

  • doddery — adjective informal weak and unable to walk properly or do things quickly because you are old or ill: Some of the patients are a bit doddery …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • doddery — doddering UK [ˈdɒdərɪŋ] / US [ˈdɑdərɪŋ] or doddery UK [ˈdɒdərɪ] / US [ˈdɑdərɪ] adjective shaking slightly when you are walking or moving, especially because you are old …   English dictionary

  • doddery — dodder ► VERB ▪ be slow and unsteady. DERIVATIVES dodderer noun doddering adjective doddery adjective. ORIGIN variant of obsolete dialect dadder; related to DITHER(Cf. ↑dithery) …   English terms dictionary

  • doddery — adj. tottery, unsteady, weak, feeble, frail, mentally or physically infirm due to old age …   English contemporary dictionary

  • doddery — See doddering …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • doddery — dod·dery …   English syllables

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