from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To walk or move unsteadily or unsurely; totter.
- intransitive v. To alternate, as between opposing attitudes or positions; vacillate.
- intransitive v. To seesaw.
- transitive v. To cause to teeter or seesaw.
- n. Northeastern U.S. See seesaw. See Regional Note at teeter-totter.
- n. Northeastern U.S. A teetering motion.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To tilt back and forth on an edge.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To move up and down on the ends of a balanced plank, or the like, as children do for sport; to seesaw; to titter; to titter-totter.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Hence To move about foolishly and aimlessly.
- To see-saw; move up and down in see-saw fashion.
- n. A see-saw.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. move unsteadily, with a rocking motion
- n. a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
Middle English titeren, probably from Old Norse titra, to shake.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)