Chiefly Northern, North Midland, and Western U.S.
[ tee-ter-tot-er ]
/ ˈti tərˌtɒt ər /
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verb (used without object)
to ride a seesaw.
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Origin of teetertotter
Gradational formation based on totter
regional variations of teetertotter
1. See seesaw.
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How to use teetertotter in a sentence
Saw out two boys and the teeter-totter board (B, Fig. 13), cutting out the center opening accurately.Educational Toys|Louis C. Petersen