Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

German translation of “stagger”

See all translations

stagger

verb /ˈstӕɡə/
to sway, move or walk unsteadily
schwanken
The drunk man staggered along the road.
to astonish
erschüttern
I was staggered to hear he had died.
to arrange (people’s hours of work, holidays etc) so that they do not begin and end at the same times
staffeln
The interviews have been staggered throughout the course of the afternoon.
staggering adjective causing unsteadiness, shock or astonishment
umwerfend
a staggering blow on the side of the head That piece of news is staggering.
(Definition of stagger from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “stagger” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lamb

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More