Definition of tottery in US English:

tottery

adjective

  • See totter

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘There was a farmer who rang in with a heifer that was very tottery on its feet and salivating.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘I'm gonna buy me a little red dress and some tottery shoes.’

Pronunciation

tottery

/ˈtɑd(ə)ri//ˈtäd(ə)rē/