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English definition of “doddery”

doddery

adjective uk   /ˈdɒd.ər.i/ us    /ˈdɑː.dɚ-/ (also doddering) informal
weak and unable to walk in a normal way, usually because you are old: a doddery old manMoving unsteadily or with difficulty
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