verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of seesaw
regional variation note for seesaw
Example sentences from the Web for seesaw
If Michelle Shocked was in politics, her nickname might be “The See-Saw.”Lindsay Lohan, Jay Leno & More Celebrities’ Week in Hell (Photos)|Anna Klassen|March 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After months of see-saw battles in the Sahara Desert, Libya's rebels are now making their first serious push to Tripoli.
A broad base of support in the middle brings balance to the see-saw of political power.
I dared George to it, and there he hung over the water, at the end of the branch, riding up and down like a see-saw.Deerbrook|Harriet Martineau
The natural tendency otherwise is to make office-holding a sort of see-saw.The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him|Paul Leicester Ford
Undergoing these Royat Waters, Puller and myself are on a see-saw.
But when it comes to measurin' something that's precious to me, I'll not thrust it to a slight improvement on a see-saw.Mr. Dooley Says|Finley Dunne
The see-saw motion of all affairs with which Columbus had to do was in full swing.Christopher Columbus, Complete|Filson Young
British Dictionary definitions for seesaw
- an up-and-down or back-and-forth movement
- (as modifier)a seesaw movement