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1. stagger

verb. ['ˈstægɝ'] walk as if unable to control one's movements.

Synonyms

  • reel
  • keel
  • swag
  • lurch
  • walk

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • level

Etymology

  • stakra (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Stagger

  • swagger
  • snagger
  • bragger
  • wagar
  • pagar
  • mager
  • magar
  • jagger
  • jaeger
  • jaegar
  • haggar
  • dagger

How do you pronounce stagger?

Pronounce stagger as ˈstægər.

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Sentences with stagger


1. Adjective, comparative
Hang "floating" shelves -- shelves without brackets -- on walls; stagger them for an appealing look.

2. Verb, base form
It can cause your dog to stagger, or move as though he is drunk.

3. Verb, past tense
Cut the veneer with a wet saw as needed, and stagger the bricks in every other row.

2. stagger

verb. ['ˈstægɝ'] walk with great difficulty.

Synonyms

  • walk

Antonyms

  • close
  • abolish

Etymology

  • stakra (Old Norse)

3. stagger

verb. ['ˈstægɝ'] to arrange in a systematic order.

Synonyms

  • arrange
  • distribute

Antonyms

  • victory
  • misbehave
  • succumb

Etymology

  • stakra (Old Norse)

4. stagger

verb. ['ˈstægɝ'] astound or overwhelm, as with shock.

Synonyms

  • overcome
  • overtake
  • whelm
  • overwhelm
  • overpower

Antonyms

  • disorder
  • winterize
  • summerize
  • disassemble

Etymology

  • stakra (Old Norse)

5. stagger

noun. ['ˈstægɝ'] an unsteady uneven gait.

Synonyms

  • lurch
  • stumble

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • ratite
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • stakra (Old Norse)
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