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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SEPTEMBER Scheduling dinner dates with Dad, bonding seshes with a bestie and playtime with li'l bro is teeter-tottering your patience.
It just sits on the horizon, teeter-tottering back and forth.
The world around us, however, reveals different assumptions in the disturbing form of hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, droughts, recessions, wars and a teeter-tottering fossil-fuel-based civilization.