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Similar words: staggers · swagger · staggered · dagger · shagged · snigger · stacker · staffer · stage · stalker
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stagger

1. verb walk unsteadily2. verb surprise, shock3. verb struggle on4. verb space out5. verb arrange at different levels6. noun unsteady walk 1 verb walk unsteadily
INTRANSITIVEhe staggered to the door shiúil sé go tuisleach chuig an doras, chuaigh sé ag stámhailleach go dtí an dorasthey staggered back from the pub d'fhill siad ar ais ón tábhairne agus dhá thaobh an bhóthair leo
she staggered to her feet d'éirigh sí ina seasamh go místuama, d'éirigh sí ina seasamh go guagach
TRANSITIVEhe staggered a couple of hundred yards thuisligh sé leis ar feadh cúpla céad slat, chuaigh sé ag stámhailleach cúpla céad slat
2 verb surprise, shock TRANSITIVEstangadh a bhaint asstangaire a dhéanamh deI was staggered by her answer bhain a freagra stangadh asam, bhain a freagra siar asamhe was staggered to learn that she was gone chuir sé alltacht air nuair a chuala sé go raibh sí imithe
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3 verb struggle on INTRANSITIVEthey're staggering from one crisis to another tá siad ag dul ó ghéarchéim go géarchéim we just have to stagger on níl aon dul as ach treabhadh linn 4 verb space out TRANSITIVEcéimnigh verbscar amachthey stagger the payments céimníonn siad na híocaíochtaí 5 verb arrange at different levels TRANSITIVEcéimnigh verbstagger the rows for additional space céimnigh na sraitheanna le haghaidh tuilleadh spáis 6 noun unsteady walksiúl tuisleachstámhailleach femshe was walking with a stagger bhí siúl tuisleach fúithi