verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of seesaw
regional variation note for seesaw
Words nearby seesaw
Example sentences from the Web for seesaw
Express forecastForecast in detailWe’re in for a bit of a weather seesaw over the next few days.D.C.-area forecast: Trending milder before another burst of cold midweek|Brian Jackson|December 27, 2020|Washington Post
Washington tourist attractions have engaged in a seesaw battle with the coronavirus this year.The Smithsonian and National of Gallery of Art have closed. Here’s what’s still open.|Fritz Hahn|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
As schools seesaw between open and closed, some teachers are left without direction, feeling undervalued and underutilized.Teachers are leaving schools. Will they come to startups next?|Natasha Mascarenhas|October 30, 2020|TechCrunch
That seesaw season still gave the Brewers 91 wins in total, but their bad 60-game stretch — with a winning percentage 34 points below what they had in their other games — ultimately cost them a playoff spot.Bad Teams May Be Posing As Good Teams In A 60-Game Baseball Season|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|August 7, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
When your heartbeat is going, then it’s just loading up the seesaw to one side.How Your Heart Influences What You Perceive and Fear|Jordana Cepelewicz|July 6, 2020|Quanta Magazine
After a back and forth seesaw race, both candidates were locked on 49% with 99% of the votes counted.
Absent a complete ban, or total irrationality, judges should simply step off the seesaw.
If the government infringes a protected right, one side of the seesaw goes in the air and the right is lifted and protected.
After months of seesaw battles in the Sahara Desert, Libya's rebels are now making their first serious push to Tripoli.
If it waits for the political seesaw by which both parties avoid responsibility, there will be small chance of a navy.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
I lay silent, watching a bird seesaw on the vine which clambers over my window-ledge in friendly fashion.Mavis of Green Hill|Faith Baldwin
I whipped the car back, spun it in a seesaw, and took off back towards the first road block.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
After prolonged northeast rain a bright day, and with it the setting of sail, a many-handed seesaw at the windlass, and departure.
There was a barrel or two, an enormous wooden ball, a collapsible fold-up seesaw and other impedimenta of a trained-animal act.Sundry Accounts|Irvin S. Cobb
British Dictionary definitions for seesaw
- an up-and-down or back-and-forth movement
- (as modifier)a seesaw movement