(noun, verb)


1. the act of pausing uncertainly

Similar word(s): faltering, hesitation, waver

Definition categories: act, pause


1. be unsure or weak

- Their enthusiasm is faltering

Similar word(s): waver

Definition categories: stative, hesitate, waffle, waver

2. move hesitatingly, as if about to give way

Similar word(s): waver

Definition categories: motion, move

3. walk unsteadily

Similar word(s): bumble, stumble

Definition categories: motion, walk

4. speak haltingly

- The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room

Similar word(s): bumble, stammer, stutter

Definition categories: communication, mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize