- shaky or trembling, as from old age; tottering: a doddering old man.
Also dod·der·y [dod-uh-ree] /ˈdɒd ə ri/.
Origin of doddering
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Examples from the Web for doddery
Take a look at film footage of the shambling old geezers: even the very youngest of them was a doddery old 61!Don’t Call It a Frum-Back: What’s Changed After Three Months Away
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So initially he looked far too ignorant and doddery to run an international corporation.Rupert’s See-No-Evil Tactics
July 19, 2011
- shaky, feeble, or infirm, esp from old age
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