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To walk unsteadily; to reel.


staggers (used with a sing. verb) Any of various diseases in animals, especially horses, cattle, or other domestic animals, that are characterized by a lack of coordination in moving, a staggering gait, and frequent falling.

stag′ger·er n.
stag′ger·y adj.
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Now, like the TV version, it's a game show that looks set to gain followers - or staggerers - the world over.
Look for a veritable bevy of leaners and staggerers in the next major marathon, because the approach worked splendidly.