Definition Of totters


a feeble or unsteady gait.

You may say that none of this sounds like a leap forward, more like a totter backwards.

move in a feeble or unsteady way.

a hunched figure tottering down the path

Example Of totters

  • A very old woman, bent in half and tottering on crippled legs, slowly and painfully pushed her own empty wheelchair.

  • Adding to his already battered pride, he tottered back into the bedroom on unsteady matchstick legs, attempting to regain maybe a little of his lost composure.

  • After a while the passenger door opened, and an elderly lady tottered out.

  • ‘I've no time for garnishes or tottering towers,’ he says.

  • ‘The pressing concern of the moment is how to prevent Lebanon from tottering over the brink of the abyss,’ said the English-language Daily Star.

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