A miner puts his head down and runs, with a long swinging stride, through places where I can only stagger.
A shift in regulations on an important commodity that is trivial from the American point of view can stagger other countries.
Unless we stagger the hours of medical service provision, all those people will end up in the emergency room.
His cheeks bright red, his chin wet with spittle, the helot would weave and stagger and totter until he passed out in the dirt.
The campaign will now stagger through the February doldrums.
Cameron can carry a bottle of Scotch without a stagger, but of course it knocks his head all to pieces.
Twice they were driven to their knees, only to stagger on as the convulsions lessened.
They were uninjured, however; so he once more attempted to stagger on.
A push made him stagger against the mizzen-mast, and he caught hold of a rope.
The figures that are necessary to use in connection with molecular Substance are likely to stagger the imagination.
1520s, altered from stakeren (c.1300), from Old Norse stakra or Old Danish stagra, both "to push, stagger." Cognate with Dutch staggelen "to stagger," German staggeln "to stammer." Transitive sense of "bewilder, amaze" first recorded 1550s; that of "arrange in a zig-zag pattern" is from 1856. Related: Staggered; staggering.