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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum v. - Move unsteadily, with a rocking motion; Move up and down.

Usage examples (35)
  • It's fun to ride a seesaw.
  • 'A pretty so-called seesaw of checks finishes the game ... '
  • The year 2009 could be described as a seesaw year for the newly formed English Defence League.
  • And the polls are about as steady as a seesaw, which is to say that if you pay too close attention, you could get motion sickness. for more
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