doddering

[ dod-er-ing ]
/ ˈdɒd ər ɪŋ /

adjective

shaky or trembling, as from old age; tottering: a doddering old man.

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Also dod·der·y [dod-uh-ree]. /ˈdɒd ə ri/.

Origin of doddering

First recorded in 1735–45; dodder1 + -ing2

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British Dictionary definitions for doddering

doddering
/ (ˈdɒdərɪŋ) /

adjective

shaky, feeble, or infirm, esp from old age
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