doddering

[dod-er-ing]
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adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. dodd,
  2. dodd, william,
  3. dodd, william edward,
  4. dodder,
  5. doddered,
  6. doddery,
  7. doddie,
  8. doddle,
  9. dodds,
  10. doddy

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 doddery

doddering

adjective

shaky, feeble, or infirm, esp from old age
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