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To walk unsteadily or with difficulty - thesaurus

Synonyms

stumble

verb

to fall or almost fall while you are walking or running

stagger

verb

to walk in an uncontrolled way, as if you are going to fall over

limp

verb

to walk with difficulty because of an injured leg or foot

totter

verb

to stand or move in a way that is not steady

hobble

verb

to walk slowly and with difficulty because your feet are sore or injured

teeter

verb

to stand or move in a way that is not steady and makes you seem about to fall

toddle

verb

if a very young child toddles, it walks with short steps that are not steady because it is just learning to walk

wobble

verb

to go somewhere while moving from side to side as if you are going to fall

reel

verb

to move in a way that is not steady, for example because of being drunk

falter

verb

if someone’s steps falter, they stop walking

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bumble

verb

to move somewhere without a clear purpose in a way that is not smooth or graceful

dodder

verb

to shake slightly when you are walking or moving, especially because you are old or injured

stumble

verb

to move with difficulty and nearly fall because you are tired or ill

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