how to pronounce teeter


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the above transcription of teeter is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

teeter is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of teeter in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… not a merry-go-round not a teeter totter …”

meanings of teeter


  1. To be close to becoming a typically negative situation.
  2. To be indecisive.
  3. To tilt back and forth on an edge.


  1. A teeter-totter or seesaw.


  1. A surname​.

teeter frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word teeter occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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