Pronunciation: (tot'ur),[key] —v.i. 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.
—n. the act of tottering; an unsteady movement or gait.