What does the word waddle mean?

    Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To sway from side to side in walking.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Waddler.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A clumsy rocking walk.

Usage examples for waddle

  1. For, up in the apple- tree over his nest, There dwelt a fat spider who gave him no rest: A spider so fat, so abnormally stout That he seemed hardly fitted to waddle about. – The Glugs of Gosh by C. J. Dennis
  2. With her broad face, and her double chin, and her heavy jowl, and the beard that was growing round her lips, she did not look like a romantic woman; but, in spite of appearances, romance and a duck- like waddle may go together. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope