teeter-totter

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tee·ter-tot·ter

 (tē′tər-tŏt′ər)
n. Upper Northern & Western US
See seesaw.
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Noun1.teeter-totter - a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrumteeter-totter - a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end
playground - yard consisting of an outdoor area for children's play
plaything, toy - an artifact designed to be played with
Verb1.teeter-totter - ride on a plank
play - participate in games or sport; "We played hockey all afternoon"; "play cards"; "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"
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I'm excited for the guys that they gutted one out when it kind of teeter-tottered back and forth and didn't go their way.
He checked the book and groaned when he read that a girl from Spain had teeter-tottered for 72 hours.
Well stand up (or rather, fall down) Naomi Campbell, who was wearing something not dissimilar (in height, at least) when she teeter-tottered down the catwalk for Vivienne Westwood in 1994 - and promptly landed on her bony backside.