falteringly falteringly


  • (adv) in an unsteady manner



  1. Some of them, despite the title and the falteringly worldly tone of the picture, actually treat him quite badly.
  2. In the city hall, a former schoolteacher went falteringly about the business of pretending he was mayor.
  3. His early work moved, sometimes falteringly, toward the question.


  • McLaren's Magnussen set the best time of the day at Bahrain

    Kevin’s second day of testing in Bahrain started falteringly after the team encountered an IT issue that required much of the day to rectify. The team only began uninterrupted running in mid-afternoon, but quickly put the programme back on track, logging 46 laps, completing a series of tyre evaluations over several long-runs, and completing a live pitstop practice. ... Keep reading
    on February 20, 2014     Source: Motorsport.com


  • Roddy said: "I felt helpless when Edwyn took ill and I wasn't able to see him for months. When he began rehab I took him for a pizza in London. He falteringly said, 'It would be nice to get out and play again'. I was trying to be positive but I...
    on Sep 27, 2008 By: Roddy Frame Source: Glasgow Sunday Mail

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