Pronunciation: (tot'ur), [key]
1. to walk or go with faltering steps, as if from extreme weakness.
2. to sway or rock on the base or ground, as if about to fall: The tower seemed to totter in the wind. The government was tottering.
3. to shake or tremble: a load that tottered.
the act of tottering; an unsteady movement or gait.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.