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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of structures or institutions) having lost stability; Unsteady in gait as from infirmity or old age.

Usage examples (39)
  • A tottering empire
  • A tottering skeleton of a horse
  • Adjective : a tottering empire
  • Verb (used without object) : The tower seemed to totter in the wind. The government was tottering. ,a load that tottered for more
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