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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall.

Usage examples (36)
  • Verb (used without object) : After staggering momentarily, he recognized that he had to make a decision
  • Verb (used with object) : This load would stagger an elephant. ,The vastness of outer space staggers the mind. ,The news staggered her belief in the triumph...
  • Nellie's answer to this question was a "staggerer" to Master Bob, as he termed it in his choice phraseology.
  • It was somewhat of a staggerer, but I had been through it all myself, and understood the boy's feelings perfectly. for more
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