Synonyms of falter in English:

falter


See definition of falter

verb

1‘when war seemed imminent the government faltered’

SYNONYMS

hesitate, delay, drag one's feet, stall, think twice, get cold feet, change one's mind, waver, oscillate, fluctuate, vacillate, be undecided, be indecisive, be irresolute, see-saw, yo-yo

British haver, hum and haw

informal sit on the fence, dilly-dally, shilly-shally, pussyfoot around, blow hot and cold

rare tergiversate

2‘she faltered over his name’

SYNONYMS

stammer, stutter, stumble, speak haltingly, hesitate, pause, halt, splutter, flounder, blunder, fumble