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See also: Teeter
- (intransitive) To tilt back and forth on an edge.
- He teetered on the brink of the precipice.
- (figuratively) To be indecisive.
- We teetered on the fence about buying getaway tickets and missed the opportunity.
- (figuratively) To be close to becoming a typically negative situation.
- Despite appearances, the firm was teetering on the edge of bankruptcy.
tilt back and forth on an edge
teeter (plural teeters)