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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To walk with short, unsteady steps.
  • intransitive v. To walk leisurely; stroll.
  • n. An unsteady gait.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To walk unsteadily, as a small child does.
  • v. To walk in a carefree manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A toddling walk.
  • intransitive v. To walk with short, tottering steps, as a child.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To walk feebly; walk with short, tottering steps, as a child or an old man: said especially of children just beginning to walk.
  • Synonyms See waddle.
  • n. The act of toddling; an uncertain gait with short or feeble steps.
  • n. A walk taken in a toddling fashion, as by a child or an invalid; loosely, a careless stroll.
  • n. A toddler.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. walk unsteadily

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(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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