Definition of titubate in English:


Pronunciation /ˈtɪtjʊbeɪt/


  • To move in an unsteady manner; to stagger, reel, lurch; to deviate from one's path.


Mid 16th century. From classical Latin titubāt-, past participial stem of titubāre to walk unsteadily, to totter, to stagger, to falter, to vacillate or dither, to make a mistake, slip up, or stumble (in speech or action); a reduplicated formation of imitative origin.