Definition of doddery in English:
Slow and unsteady in movement because of weakness in old age: he’s a bit doddery on his legs and doesn’t get about much
More example sentences
- It was regarded as a family firm - a bit slow and doddery but a caring and kind place to work.
- The difference is that now they have weak-kneed, wobbly, doddery leadership and they are falling over.
- He's a bit slower physically but he's not doddery, so I decided not to go that way with Cecil.
- Example sentences
- Far from being nubile and beauteous, most clients are in various stages of dodderiness, shuffling around in white bathrobes between one appointment and the next.
- He's had it delivered already, and is well pleased with the whole set up (allowing me to prove I'm still useful despite the onset of dodderiness, I hope).
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia