Translation of "halting" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈhɒl.tɪŋ/ us /ˈhɑːl.t̬ɪŋ/

stopping often while you are saying or doing something, especially because you are nervous

He spoke quietly, in halting English.
haltingly adverb uk /-li/ us

titubeando, con voz entrecortada
He spoke haltingly (= often stopping) about his experiences as a hostage.

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