Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: halting
IPA transcription: [h'ɔltɪŋ]
Pronunciations of halting
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: halting
    Meaning: fragmentary or halting from emotional strain; "uttered a few halting words of sorrow"
  • Synonyms: crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game
    Meaning: disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg"
Usage examples
  • Said the Shaggy Man, halting here:
  • Not that!" and he snapped his big fingers, halting a moment on his crutch.
  • I like such reckless fellows as you," she lisped, with a rather halting tongue.
  • On and on she went, never halting, never letting the light look in, or Agnes look out.
  • They were silent, then they spoke slowly, and their words were halting, like the words of a child learning to speak for the first time:
  • The young fellows went ahead of their company to the next halting place, or lagged behind it; it depended upon their fitness to bear the fatigues of a long march.
  • For war purposes, trumpeters had different calls for directing movements--for battle, for unyoking, for marching, for halting, for retiring to sleep, for going into council, and so forth.
  • In pursuance of this cautious plan, Mr. Claypole went on, without halting, until he arrived at the Angel at Islington, where he wisely judged, from the crowd of passengers and numbers of vehicles, that London began in earnest.
  • After holding on for a long while without either giving way, the Athenians aided by their horse, of which the enemy had none, at length routed the Corinthians, who retired to the hill and, halting, remained quiet there, without coming down again.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Martin Luther, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Kate Austen, License CC BY-SA 4.0
2. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording P versus NP problem, License CC BY-SA 4.0
3. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Fourth Crusade, License CC BY-SA 4.0