Definition of teeter:
waddle, wobble, saw, coggle, tilting board, sway, teeter-totter, quiver, toddle, stagger, lurch, flutter, stumble, falter, dodder, waver, dangle, weave, dandle board, seesaw, vacillate, move, totter, reel, teeterboard, paddle, teetertotter, repetition.
A small motion of this short end of the lever will mean a large motion of the other end, just like a " teeter board" when one end is longer than the other; the child on the long end travels further than the child on the short end.- "Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son", John Mills.
- "Roof and Meadow", Dallas Lore Sharp.
- "The Clock Strikes Thirteen", Mildred A. Wirt.