- that staggers
- that causes one to stagger; astonishing; overwhelming; specif., astonishingly great: a staggering sum
- When a drunk person can barely walk but slowly lurches forward, this is an example of when he is staggering.
- When you receive shocking news that you have just won the lottery, this is an example of staggering news.
- When you schedule meetings 20 minutes apart so they don't overlap, this is an example of staggering the meetings.
Staggering is defined as walking unsteadily or moving shakily forward, or shocking deeply, or arranging events so they do not happen all at once.
Causing great astonishment, amazement, or dismay; overwhelming: a staggering achievement; a staggering defeat.
- Present participle of stagger.
- Darian shouted, staggering beneath the weight of his magic.
- Thereafter Napoleon was blindly staggering to his fall.
- Pierre leaped up from the sofa and rushed staggering toward her.
- Staggering amid the crush, Pierre looked about him.
- Dusty looked up from the computer screen as Toni walked in, staggering under the weight of a massive box.