Definition of tottery in US English:



  • See totter

    • ‘I'm gonna buy me a little red dress and some tottery shoes.’
    • ‘There was a farmer who rang in with a heifer that was very tottery on its feet and salivating.’
    • ‘We took a short provisioning trip this morning and, judging by the number of tired, ashen faces to be seen atop slightly tottery bodies, I'm not alone in my struggle to get back to normal.’
    • ‘It'll be a tottery situation for a while but we'd be fools not to try.’
    • ‘So we've set up the rather tottery edifice that is normal under the legal system in England and Wales and, for the next eight to twelve weeks or so, we'll live inside it, propping it up and patching it as necessary.’