[ dak-er, dah-ker ]
/ ˈdæk ər, ˈdɑ kər /
verb (used without object) Scot. and North England.
to totter or stagger.
to waver or shake.
to saunter; move slowly or idly.
to vacillate; act irresolutely or indecisively.
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What does “vacillate” mean?
Origin of dacker
1625–35; perhaps <early Dutch daeckeren to flutter, vibrate, Middle Dutch dakeren to wave, flutter
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