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doddering

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
dodderingdod‧der‧ing /ˈdɒdərɪŋ $ ˈdɑː-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 MIWALKshaking slightly and walking with difficulty because of old age 🔊 a doddering old mandodder verb [intransitive]
Examples from the Corpus
dodderingThe cab journey downtown was an anguish of effort, of clogged and doddering crisis.I was particularly amused by Anthony Dowell's cameo as the doddering Emperor, complete with gilded wheelchair.He pretended to his family and friends that his doddering gait was due to old soccer injuries.Why add them, with their evocation of the doddering loon, slumped, with listless ear-trumpet, over the board table?I had expected Gillis to be long since dead or at best a doddering ninety-year-old.Couldn't get round that doddering old snail.
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