Translation of "falter" - English-Spanish dictionary

falter

verb uk /ˈfɒl.tər/ us /ˈfɑːl.t̬ɚ/

to lose strength or purpose and stop, or almost stop

fallar, flaquear
The dinner party conversation faltered for a moment.
Her friends never faltered in their belief in her.
Nickie’s voice faltered and he stopped speaking.

to move awkwardly as if you might fall

tambalearse
The nurse saw him falter and made him lean on her.
faltering adjective uk /-ɪŋ/ us
falteringly adverb uk /-ɪŋ.li/ us

(Translation of “falter” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

falter

verb /ˈfoːltə/

to stumble or hesitate

vacilar
She walked without faltering.

to speak with hesitation

titubear
Her voice faltered.
faltering adjective

vacilante
It is hard for me to say in a few faltering words how I feel.
falteringly adverb

vacilantemente

(Translation of “falter” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)