stagger

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
stagger

Plural
staggers

Tire stagger
  1. A stagger is an unsteady movement of the body in walking or standing as if one were about to fall.

Verb[change]

Plain form
stagger

Third-person singular
staggers

Past tense
staggered

Past participle
staggered

Present participle
staggering

  1. If you stagger, you sway unsteadily.
    She began to stagger across the room.
  2. If you are staggered, you are astonished or deeply shocked.
    I was staggered to find it was 7pm.
  3. (transitive) # If you stagger something, you arrange it so that it does not occur at the same time as something else.
    The interviews for new cabin crews are staggered throughout the day.