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  • n. Plural form of waddle.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of waddle.


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  • Because every single time I bring a group into the barn, Henrietta waddles up, meanders into the middle of the group, finds one person, walks over and says hello, then strolls with us as we make our way down the long aisle, meeting friend after friend.

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  • He struggles out of the cab then waddles to the back of the truck while I retrieve my bag from underneath the scattered bottles of water.


  • She hoists herself out of the car and waddles to the dumpster, lifts the lid and drops in the bag.

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  • After finishing his apple, the porcupine waddles away, oblivious to the entertainment he's brought us.

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  • He waddles over to find one of the few apples left that has fallen off the tree, not twenty feet from us, sits down and contently starts eating.

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  • But then, while you're you're not looking, your brain waddles off like a giddy toddler down a hill, trying to catch the sounds with outstretched and clapping hands.

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  • Just then, Kurt, the youngest of our three adopted ex-research chimps, waddles into the kitchen and upends a box of cereal, leaving a pyramid-shaped pile of Shreddies on the table.

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  • Russell Beale suggests both stocky peasant – he waddles and has a faint West Country burr – and zealot.

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  • The duo's six-channel video installation, A Voyage Of Growth And Discovery, follows Smith's alter ego of the last 30 years, Baby IKKI, as he waddles about in giant nappy, baby bonnet and obligatory shades through the psychedelic super-indulgence of the Burning Man festival in Nevada's far-flung Black Rock desert.

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  • When the space goose waddles up to me and says "hey what's up?"

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