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Definitions of waddle:

part of speech: verb

To walk with a side- to- side, swaying motion; occurring in pseudohypertrophic muscular paralysis and certain other nervous conditions.

Usage examples for waddle:

  • The more enlightened and humane generation of the present day have taken an opposite course, and have so managed that the alderman are the best fed men in the community; feasting lustily on the fat things of the land, and gorging so heartily on oysters and turtles, that in process of time they acquire the activity of the one, and the form, the waddle and the green fat of the other. "Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete", Washington Irving
  • Waddle started, and stood with his mouth open, looking up at his friend. "Ralph the Heir", Anthony Trollope

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