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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 (= ​dangerouslyclose to) a ​financialcalamity.
(Definition of teeter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"teeter" in British English

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teeterverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /ˈtiː.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
(Definition of teeter from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “teeter”
in Chinese (Simplified) 摇晃,摇摇欲坠, 蹒跚行走…
in Chinese (Traditional) 搖晃,搖搖欲墜, 蹣跚行走…
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