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Definition of the noun waddle

What does waddle mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: waddles

  1. walking with short steps and the weight tilting from one foot to the other
    • example: ducks walk with a waddle
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic word: gait = a person's manner of walking

Alternative definition of the noun waddle


  1. A swaying gait.

Definition of the verb waddle

What does waddle mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: waddled | waddling | waddles

  1. walk unsteadily

Alternative definition of the verb waddle


  1. [intransitive] To walk with short steps, tilting the body from side to side.


Waddle a.k.a. Waddle, Pennsylvania: Waddle is a populated place in Patton Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania, about 3 miles northwest of State College, and located on Buffalo Run Road.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Waddle

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Google previewIllustrated History of Nebraska (1913)

A History of Nebraska from the Earliest Explorations of the Trans-Mississippi Region, with Steel Engravings, Photogravures, Copper Plates, Maps, and Tables by Julius Sterling Morton

Waddle is a republican in politics, ...

Google previewThe Public-school Journal (1893)

Devoted to the Theory and Art of School Teaching and Close Supervision

Waddle Is a graduate.

Google previewT, UVWXYZ Versability (2016)

by Roger J. Maderia

A waddle is a walk with a tilt, side to side down walkways by the street. A wade is a walk in the water. Wushu are Chinese martial arts. Yoga is a system of Hindu discipline: postures for the mind and body parts. Yantra is a geometric diagram.

Google previewSchool and Home Education (1893)

Waddle is a graduate.

Google previewA Manual of Mining (1892)

Based on the Course of Lectures on Mining Delivered at the School of Mines of the State of Colorado by Magnus Colbjørn Ihlseng

The Waddle is an open-running , and the Schiele a closed-periphery, quick-running, centrifugal. They cost less than the ...

Google preview20th Century History of Springfield, and Clark County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens (1908)

by William Mahlon Rockel

Waddle is an ardent Republican, and is religiously a member of the United Presbyterian Church. HON. OLIVER S. KELLY. The late Oliver S. Kelly was one of the citizens of Springfield whose energy, foresight and enterprise ...

Google previewCatching Wild (2008)

Arizona by A. A. Lawrence

The young Jake's waddle is a little pointed piece of skin that protrudes just above the beak, in-between the eyes. Another distinguishing feature of a gobbler is its beard. This is an outcropping of strange, coarse, thick, stiff, long, black hairs that ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice, at Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts (1901)

by William Henry Michael, William Mack, Howard Pervear Nash, Thomas Edward O'Brien, James Cockcroft

Waddle, then and there, well and truly knowing that the said David JR. Watts, was and is not the father of said illegitimate child, and that said charge was and is untrue, and the said W. B. Waddle then and there well understood ...

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Preschool Activities for Three-year-olds (2004)

by Kathy Charner, Maureen Murphy

Waddle , waddle, waddle Ducks are walking. (children imitate ducks walking) Splash, ...

Google previewAnother Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Young Children (2012)

by Kathy Charner, Stephanie Roselli, Brittany Roberts

Vocabulary gallop hop jump prance swim tiptoe waddle What to Do Children's Books Biggest, Strongest, Fastest by Steve Jenkins Move! by Robin Page Playground Day by Jennifer Merz Swing, Slither, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Waddle, v. n. Toddle, tottle, waggle. Waders, » . fl. (Ornith.) Grallx, grallatores. Walt, v. a. Bear {through a buoyant medium), convey, ...

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden

folie low, to keep one's head down BAJITAC XVIMX to waddle, to Slagger BAJITTAP short and fat, squat, ...

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Usage statistics about waddle

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Scrabble value of W4A1D2D2L1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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