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totter
British English: /ˈtɒtə/
American English: /ˈtɑdər/

Translation of totter in German:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (move unsteadily) (esp. owing to drunkenness) the child/blind man went tottering across the room
    das Kind ging mit tapsenden [colloquial]/der Blinde ging mit tastenden Schritten durch das Zimmer
  • 2 (be on point of falling)
    [formal]
    make something totter
    etwas ins Schwanken bringen
    totter on the brink of collapse/chaos/bankruptcy/ruin
    [figurative]
    am Rande des Zusammenbruchs/Chaos/Bankrotts/Ruins stehen

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