Meaning of “teeter” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “teeter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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teeterverb [ I always + adv/prep ]

us /ˈti·t̬ər/

to appear to be about to fall while moving or standing:

They teetered around the room like two toddlers, helpless with laughter.
fig. The city is teetering on the brink/edge of (= dangerously close to) a financial calamity.

(Definition of “teeter” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)