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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To walk with short, unsteady steps.
  • intransitive verb To walk leisurely; stroll.
  • noun An unsteady gait.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.
  • noun The act of toddling; an uncertain gait with short or feeble steps.
  • noun A walk taken in a toddling fashion, as by a child or an invalid; loosely, a careless stroll.
  • noun A toddler.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb To walk with short, tottering steps, as a child.
  • noun A toddling walk.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • verb walk unsteadily

Etymologies

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

[Origin unknown.]

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