stilting

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Verb[edit]

stilting

  1. present participle of stilt

Noun[edit]

stilting (plural stiltings)

  1. Stilted language or movement.
    • 1926, Idwal Jones, The Splendid Shilling (page 236)
      Their gestures seemed not of their volition, but as mechanical and awkward as the stiltings of marionettes.
    • 1949, The Book Review Digest (volume 44, page 585)
      He writes easily and informally, with only occasional stiltings of phrase.
  2. A structure made of stilts.

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