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stagger

noun

1 stagger

An unsteady uneven gait.

synonyms: lurch, stumble.

Dutch: wankel
Polish: zataczanie siÄ™



verb

1 stagger

Walk as if unable to control one's movements:
— The drunken man staggered into the room.

synonyms: careen, keel, lurch, reel, swag.

Roget 824: excite, affect, touch, move, impress, strike, interest, animate, inspire, impassion, smite, infect; stir the blood, fire the blood, ... show more

Roget 870: wonder, marvel, admire; be surprised etc. adj.; start; stare; open one's eyes, rub one's eyes, turn up one's eyes; gloar; gape, open one's mouth, ... show more

Roget 616: dissuade, dehort, cry out against, remonstrate, expostulate, warn, contraindicate.    disincline, indispose, shake, stagger; dispirit; discourage, dishearten; ... show more

Roget 508: not expect etc. 507; be taken by surprise; start; miscalculate etc. 481; not bargain for; come upon, fall upon.    be unexpected etc. adj.; ... show more

Roget 485: disbelieve, discredit; not believe etc. 484; misbelieve; refuse to admit etc. (dissent) 489; refuse to believe etc. (incredulity) ... show more

Roget 315: be agitated &c.; shake; tremble, tremble like an aspen leaf; quiver, quaver, quake, shiver, twitter, twire, writhe, toss, shuffle, ... show more

Roget 275: move slowly etc. adv.; creep, crawl, lag, slug, drawl, linger, loiter, saunter; plod, trudge, stump along, ... show more

Roget 314: oscillate; vibrate, librate; alternate, undulate, wave; rock, swing; pulsate, beat; wag, waggle; nod, bob, ... show more

2 stagger

Walk with great difficulty:
— He staggered along in the heavy snow.

synonym: flounder.

3 stagger

To arrange in a systematic order:
— Stagger the chairs in the lecture hall.

synonym: distribute.

4 stagger

Astound or overwhelm, as with shock.

Dutch: duizelen, suizebollen


Moby thesaurus: affright, agitate, alarm, alternate, amaze, amble, amplitude, arrhythmia, astonish, astound, awe, awestrike, back and fill, barge, be drunk, be incredible, be intoxicated, be unbelievable, bedaze, bedazzle ... show more.

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stag

noun

1 stag

A male deer, especially an adult male red deer.

synonym: hart.

Roget 808: nonpayment; default, defalcation; protest, repudiation; application of the sponge; whitewashing.    insolvency, bankruptcy, failure; insufficiency etc. 640; run upon a bank; ... show more

Roget 366: animal, animal kingdom; fauna; brute creation.    beast, brute, creature, critter [U.S.]; wight, created being; creeping thing, living thing; dumb animal, ... show more

Roget 373: man, male, he, him; manhood etc. (adolescence) 131; gentleman, sir, master; sahib; yeoman, wight, ... show more

Dutch: hertenbok

2 stag

Adult male deer.

Dutch: hertebok, hertenbok

verb

1 stag

Attend a dance or a party without a female companion.

2 stag

Give away information about somebody.

synonyms: betray, denounce, give away, grass, rat, shit, shop, snitch, tell on.

Dutch: aangeven, bedriegen, misleiden, verklappen, verklikken, verlullen, verraden

3 stag

Watch, observe, or inquire secretly.

synonyms: sleuth, snoop, spy.

Dutch: spioneren


Moby thesaurus: Cape elk, Kaffeeklatsch, Virginia deer, adventurer, antelope, ball, big operator, billy, billy goat, blowout, boar, broad jumper, bubbly-jock, buck, bucking bronco, buckjumper, bull, bullock, camel, camelopard ... show more.

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