Meaning of “toddle” in the English Dictionary

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"toddle" in British English

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toddleverb [ I ]

uk /ˈtɒd.əl/ us /ˈtɑː.dəl/

(especially of a young child) to walk with short steps, trying to keep the body balanced:

I watched my two-year-old nephew toddling around after his puppy.

UK informal to walk somewhere:

I'm just toddling off/round to the shops.

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

"toddle" in American English

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toddleverb [ I ]

us /ˈtɑd·əl/

(esp. of a young child) to walk awkwardly with short steps:

Our two-year-old toddled after his puppy.

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