Word Of The Week (WOW #25)

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Word Of the Week (WOW) is a weekly meme created by Heena Rathore P. (me.) It’s a fun way to improve one’s vocabulary by learning new words every week. If you want to participate then simply do a post with your WORD and leave the link to your post as a comment on one of my WOW post.

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Here’s the WOW for this week :

WOW-6

Word:

Waddle

Part Of Speech:

Verb 

Derivatives:

Waddler: noun

Pronunciation:

|ˈwɒd(ə)l| ; wad·dle

Meaning:

Walk with short steps and a clumsy swaying motion.

To walk with short steps swinging the forepart of the body from side to side

To move clumsily in a manner suggesting a waddle

Synonyms:

Toddle, totter, shamble, dodder, wobble.

Antonyms:

None.

Word Origin:

Late 16th century: perhaps a frequentative of wade.

Use In Sentence:

  • Three geese waddled across the road.duck-waddle
  • I walk with a waddle.pregnancy+waddle
  • Penguins are waddling.giphy-2

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