And now he is playing the doddering, out-of-touch old fool who was betrayed by his feckless employees.
The time has come, finally, to replace that doddering old furnace.
We will keep doddering about so long as the markets feel they can still make money, fundamentals be damned.
Everyone in the family, from house pets to doddering grandparents, does it.
He last appeared in public three years ago, and he was doddering and barely able to walk.
Someday she will be a doddering old crone in a nursing home with a zipper tattoo.
British Dictionary definitions for doddering
shaky, feeble, or infirm, esp from old age
to move unsteadily; totter
to shake or tremble, as from age
dodderer, noun doddery, adjective
C17: variant of earlier dadder; related to Norwegian dudra to tremble
any rootless parasitic plant of the convolvulaceous genus Cuscuta, lacking chlorophyll and having slender twining stems with suckers for drawing nourishment from the host plant, scalelike leaves, and whitish flowers
C13: of Germanic origin; related to Middle Dutch, Middle Low German dodder, Middle High German toter