Synonyms of staggering


1. stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careen, walk

usage: walk as if unable to control one's movements; "The drunken man staggered into the room"

2. stagger, flounder, walk

usage: walk with great difficulty; "He staggered along in the heavy snow"

3. stagger, distribute, arrange, set up

usage: to arrange in a systematic order; "stagger the chairs in the lecture hall"

4. stagger, overwhelm, overpower, sweep over, whelm, overcome, overtake

usage: astound or overwhelm, as with shock; "She was staggered with bills after she tried to rebuild her house following the earthquake"


1. astonishing, astounding, staggering, stupefying, impressive (vs. unimpressive)

usage: so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm; "such an enormous response was astonishing"; "an astounding achievement"; "the amount of money required was staggering"; "suffered a staggering defeat"; "the figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying"

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Definition and meaning of staggering (Dictionary)