Faltered in reciting the poem.
Finished the project without falter.
Answered with a falter in his voice.
An example of falter is to stumble through a dark hallway.
To falter under enemy fire.
The economy faltered.
The racehorse faltered right after the start.
The economy faltered in the second quarter. His memory began to falter.
Origin of falter
- Middle English falteren to stagger possibly from Old Norse faltrask to be puzzled, hesitate
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition