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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Unsteady in gait as from infirmity or old age.

Usage examples (36)
  • "'Poor lamb, poor little lamb,' says Aunt Abby, standin 'over her, all kind of tottery, and tryin' to bathe her head with camphor.
  • Here the reckless hero frolicked about on his little tottery legs.
  • I scrambled astride Spadix with considerable relief and took the lead rope of one of the tottery mares.
  • And -- and this was 1850 to 1860, and there was a big Muslim rebellion, so the -- the throne was very tottery. for more
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