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waddle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwaddlewad‧dle /ˈwɒdl $ ˈwɑːdl/ verb [intransitive]  WALKto walk with short steps, with your body moving from one side to the other – used especially about people or birds with fat bodies and short legswaddle off/down/over etc Half a dozen ducks waddled up the bank.waddle noun [singular]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
waddleA small, white-backed lizard waddled and hopped across the hot gypsum, moving away from us.If pushed, it will reluctantly and rather crossly waddle down the beach and take refuge in the sea.Two auks, blinking, waddled foolishly across the ledge.The cafe door groaned open and Tuppe waddled in.I remembered her waddling to the cupboard for the bottle when I was eased into bed.Half a dozen geese waddled up the bank.waddle off/down/over etcCranston glared back at him and waddled over.He then waddled off and hung his head in a corner.If pushed, it will reluctantly and rather crossly waddle down the beach and take refuge in the sea.He came waddling down the hall like a penguin, waving one of his long swords-he kept a collection in his office.Sergeant Wootton waddled over to acknowledge Blanche, his thighs almost splitting the trousers of his suit.The priest staggered to his feet and waddled off with an air of drunken disdain.
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Verb table
waddle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywaddle
he, she, itwaddles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywaddled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave waddled
he, she, ithas waddled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad waddled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill waddle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have waddled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam waddling
he, she, itis waddling
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you, we, theyare waddling
Past
I, he, she, itwas waddling
you, we, theywere waddling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been waddling
he, she, ithas been waddling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been waddling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be waddling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been waddling
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