Student Thesaurus

One entry found for falter.
Entry Word: falter
Function: verb
Text: 1 to show uncertainty about the right course of action <William Lloyd Garrison never once faltered in his demand that slavery be unconditionally abolished> -- see HESITATE
2 to swing unsteadily back and forth or from side to side <the cut tree seemed to falter for a moment before crashing to the ground> -- see TEETER 1