Noun(1) a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
Verb(1) move unsteadily, with a rocking motion
(1) They bob and teeter while feeding, and move nervously and quickly over rocks, probing for active prey on the surface.(2) Cows wander the streets, ragged children pester dogs with sticks, tailors teeter past on bicycles balancing bolts of fabric.(3) He pushed them both into the fountain while they were still teetering off balance.(4) I watched it as it teetered back and forth, threatening to fall off in a most ungraceful fashion.(5) The manouevre came dangerously close to spilling me entirely into the muck, but I teetered back and forth and finally came to rest still in the upright position.(6) The woman we meet in this book teeters from one fringe position to another, and somehow always remains balanced.(7) She teetered precariously before moving once again to position her feet solidly on the ground.(8) My legs, which I was already teetering on with dubious balance, seemed to give out and I collapsed, curling into a miserable ball under the glass.(9) His voice teetered on a high pitch between stability and insanity.(10) She ran her hands through her hair in a gesture of aggravation and stood, teetering on unsteady legs.(11) The carriage teetered precariously as he moved to take a seat opposite her and they stared at each other in a calming silence as she drank, but once she finished, the cup fell from her loose fingers and clattered loudly on the floor.(12) With a heavy thud she slammed into the hat rack, which teetered and tottered before tipping toward her.(13) I heard heavy footsteps on the porch steps and glanced over as the guy almost fell but grabbed the railing, teetering to the left unsteadily with a quiet laugh.(14) The clown clumsily teetered back and forth and vanished in a flash of colorful confetti.(15) He was swaying dangerously, teetering near the edge of the house.(16) Molly looked at Aaron in surprise as he pulled himself up onto his feet, teetering unsteadily for a second.
(1) teeter-totter :: シーソー
1. seesaw ::
2. teeterboard ::
3. teeter-totter ::
5. totter ::
6. wobble ::
7. toddle ::
8. sway ::
9. stagger ::
10. stumble ::
11. reel ::
12. lurch ::
13. pitch ::
Different Formsteeter, teetered, teetering, teeters
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