Definition of shambling in English:

shambling

Line breaks: sham|bling
Pronunciation: /ˈʃamb(ə)lɪŋ
 
, ˈʃamblɪŋ/

adjective

  • Moving with a slow, shuffling, awkward gait: a big, shambling, shy man
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    • By his side was the familiar, loose-jointed figure of Mark Twain, getting over ground with his usual shambling gait.
    • For his last 15 years, he was a shambling wreck.
    • They move with a slow shambling walk, the low-slung head swinging from side to side.

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