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teeter

tee·ter

teeter

 
pronunciation:
ti tr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: teetered, teetering, teeters
definition: to walk, stand, or behave in an unsteady manner.
She teetered on the fence before falling sideways to the ground.He was teetering between laughter and tears.
synonyms:
reel, stagger, totter, wobble
similar words:
bob, falter, lurch, pitch, shake, sway, tilt, tip, topple, zigzag
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to wobble or be unsteady.
synonyms:
unbalance, unsteady
similar words:
topple, unseat, unsettle, upset
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a seesaw; teeter-totter.
synonyms:
seesaw, teeter-totter
definition 2: an unsteadiness in walking or standing.
synonyms:
hitch, hobble, stagger, unsteadiness
similar words:
limp, shamble, shuffle, totter, wobble