The omelette ready, we sat down at table and were silently eating, when the door was pushed open and an old woman, dressed in rags, leaning on a stick, her head doddering
, her white hair hanging loosely over her wrinkled forehead, appeared on the threshold.
One night while we were away that old numskull Thornbury was doddering
about the passages very late.
And all the time that she had been saying those things to him that night of their last meeting she had been engaged to another man, a fat, bald, doddering
, senile fool, whose only merit was his money.
The front door was open, so we rushed in and hurried from room to room to the amazement of a doddering
old manservant, who met us in the passage.
I cadged tobacco, poor cheap tobacco, from poor doddering
old chaps trembling on the edge of dissolution.
And then to prepare yourself, find two doddering
old ladies, and go abroad with them.
He made a slight motion to me to approach him, and instantly, as he turned his face half round to the company once more, subsided into a doddering
, loose-lipped senility.
He reeled and swayed, doddering
like a drunken man to keep from falling.
Which is not to say that all of the 'Forever Young' talents look old and doddering
She'll still be raking it in while those old heads are doddering
But it comes with a little disappointment on behalf of Jason Thorpe (Jeeves) and Christopher Ryan (Jeeves' doddering
old butler colleague Seppings).
Most glaring of all: Sarandon plays Tammy's doddering
grandmother, Pearl, with whom Tammy goes on a female-bonding road trip (yes, obvious echoes of "Thelma and Louise'').