- simple past tense and past participle of stagger
- The drunk staggered to the end of the bar before he collapsed.
(comparative more staggered, superlative most staggered)
- Astonished, taken aback.
- referring to something that has been arranged in a way that is not uniform
- The U.S. Senate holds staggered elections, with only one third of the seats being filled every two years.