totter

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To collect junk or scrap
A rag and bone man
an unsteady movement or gait
To walk,move or stand unsteadily or falteringly; threatening to fall

The car tottered on the edge of the cliff.

{v} to shake, to be in danger of falling
move without being stable, as if threatening to fall; "The drunk man tottered over to our table
a very cool person
move without being stable, as if threatening to fall; "The drunk man tottered over to our table"
To shake so as to threaten a fall; to vacillate; to be unsteady; to stagger; as, an old man totters with age
{f} stagger, wobble, tremble, sway
If something such as a market or government is tottering, it is weak and likely to collapse or fail completely. The property market is tottering. further criticism of the tottering government
walk unsteadily; "small children toddle"
To shake; to reel; to lean; to waver
If someone totters somewhere, they walk there in an unsteady way, for example because they are ill or drunk. He tottered to the fridge, got a beer and slumped at the table
move unsteadily, with a rocking motion
teeter-totter
A seesaw; a piece of playground equipment consisting of a long board with seats at either end, with a pivot point in the center
tottering
Present participle of totter
tottering
Unsteady, precarious or rickety
To totter
fribble
teeter-totter
a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
teeter-totter
a large toy like a board on which two children sit, one at each end British Equivalent: seesaw
teeter-totter
board which has a central base and a seat at both ends on which two people (usually children) sit and take turns going up into the air
tottered
past of totter
totterer
One who totters
totterer
{i} unsteady person or thing
tottering
unstable, insecure or wobbly
tottering
(of structures or institutions) having lost stability; failing or on the point of collapse; "a tottering empire"
tottering
unsteady in gait as from infirmity or old age; "a tottering skeleton of a horse"; "a tottery old man"
tottering
unsteady in gait as from infirmity or old age; "a tottering skeleton of a horse"; "a tottery old man
totter

    Расстановка переносов

    tot·ter

    Турецкое произношение

    tätır

    Произношение

    /ˈtätər/ /ˈtɑːtɜr/

    Этимология

    [ 'tä-t&r ] (intransitive verb.) 15th century. From Middle English totren, toteren, from earlier *tolteren (compare English dialectal tolter (“to struggle, flounder”); Scots tolter (“unstable, wonky”)), from Old English tealtrian (“to totter, vacillate”), from Proto-Germanic *taltrōjanan, *taltōjanan (“to sway, dangle, hesitate”), from Proto-Indo-European *del-, *dul- (“to shake, hesitate”). Cognate with Dutch touteren (“to tremble”), North Frisian talt, tolt (“unstable, shaky”). Related to tilt.

    Времена

    totters, tottering, tottered

    Слово дня

    agerasia
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