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waddle - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'waddle' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Waddle [ v. i.]
- To walk with short steps, swaying the body from one side to the other, like a duck or very fat person; to move clumsily and totteringly along; to toddle; to stumble; as, a child waddles when he begins to walk; a goose waddles.
2 . Waddle [ v. t.]
- To trample or tread down, as high grass, by walking through it.

Meaning of 'waddle' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . waddle [ n]
Meaning (1):
- walking with short steps and the weight tilting from one foot to the other
Example in sentence:
  • ducks walk with a waddle
2 . waddle [ v]
Meaning (2):
- walk unsteadily
Example in sentence:
  • small children toddle;
  • The drunk man stumbled about