doddery


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Adj.1.doddery - mentally or physically infirm with age; "his mother was doddering and frail"
old - (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
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But the most shocking thing of all is that the increasingly doddery Duke of Edinburgh, 98 in June, was alone at the wheel of a high-powered, two ton Land Rover on a notoriously dangerous main road when he got "dazzled by the sun".
Hands-free so that I can save my doddery old body should I fall.
Although Mugabe, who has led Zimbabwe for over 30 years, has sworn to contend the 2018 elections, the battle for who will replace the increasingly doddery leader after that has grown increasingly heated.
A GREAT-GRANDAD conned out of PS3,000 by a bogus roofer has spoken of his nightmare and said: "I feel like a doddery old fool."
So he picks the oldest, most doddery dogs, and gives them a brilliant final chapter in their lives.
Smith, as the doddery neurotic, is in imperious form, giving a performance saved from caricature by moments of pure, heartbreaking pathos.
Smith, as the doddery neurotic, is imperious - giving a performance saved from caricature by moments of pure, heartbreaking pathos.
Dr Sreedhara Doddery, Specialist Orthopaedician at iCare Clinics, also referred to the recent Australian case, pointing out that skinny jeans or trousers can also compress the nerves in the leg and lead to muscle damage.
I don't think for one moment I am becoming a Victor Meldrew clone or doddery curmudgeon, I merely wish to be served.
Why does Strictly's superannuated autocue warrior Bruce Forsyth catch all the flak when his rival doddery codgers screw things up just as badly as he does?