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pe·ter

peter

 
pronunciation:
pi tr
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: peters, petering, petered
definition: (informal) to dwindle gradually to the point of stopping or disappearing altogether (usu. fol. by out).
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