teeter totter

teetertotter

[tee-ter-tot-er] Chiefly Northern, North Midland, and Western U.S.
noun
1.
a seesaw.
verb (used without object)
2.
to ride a seesaw.
Also, teeter-totter.


Origin:
gradational formation based on totter


1. See seesaw.
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teetertotter

noun
1. a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end [syn: seesaw

verb
1. ride on a plank [syn: teeter-totter
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