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intr.v. wad·dled, wad·dling, wad·dles
1. To walk with short steps that tilt the body from side to side.
2. To walk heavily and clumsily with a pronounced sway.
A swaying gait: the waddle of ducks.

[Frequentative of wade.]

wad′dler n.
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Noun1.waddler - someone who walks with a waddling gaitwaddler - someone who walks with a waddling gait; "fat waddlers who walk like pigeons"
pedestrian, footer, walker - a person who travels by foot
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You see I am, by calling, a waddler in a world that favours those who spin, turn, roll, rotate, cycle, circle, revolve, tumble - and even dribble, if it is with a football.
When you think of a duck, you may imagine an all-white waddler begging for bread scraps at the local pond.
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But when she needed to know about Newcastle United's 1984 promotion season, I could give her chapter and verse on Beardo, the Waddler and KK.
Powell (ten balls) slog-swept the seamers for two outrageous sixes, but by that time a miracle of biblical proportions was needed, and the crowd were reduced to providing their own 'entertainment.' The last of the three pitch invaders - more a waddler than a streaker - looked dangerously similar to the hog roast.
The combination of Black culture, Southern charm and eligible men--particularly Brothers from one of the area's Naval bases makes Norfolk an attractive choice for Sisters, says Carletta Waddler, who has called the city home for 20 years.
Waddle was born in Gateshead - and although he first shot to stardom in the black and white of Newcastle United, "The Waddler" has red and white in his veins.
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"I don't know," said the man once known as Waddler. "I live in Sheffield."
The Waddler worked in a sausage factory and played nonleague football for Tow Law before finding his way into the full-time game to become one of England's finest exponents of the art of dribbling.