AskDefine | Define waddle

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waddle n : walking with a waddling gait; walking with short steps and the weight shifting from one foot to the other v : walk unsteadily; "small children toddle" [syn: toddle, coggle, totter, dodder, paddle]

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Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A swaying gait.

Verb

  1. To walk with short steps, tilting the body from side to side.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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