Synonyms for falter
- be undecided
- drop the ball
- hem and haw
- speak haltingly
- stub toe
- trip up
Antonyms for falter
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FALTER
I smiled and held out both my hands to him, and I could see him falter as he looked.
“Not very,” Mr Verloc managed to falter out, in a profound shudder.
I had come and gone twice, and was again sitting by her, when she began to falter.
Was there anything in the forecast of the night that made him falter?
Still her voice did not falter, and my courage did not give way.
It was equally vain,––his pursuer did not falter for an instant.
But then, when I falter, the thought of France's future nerves me.
It was no easy task he had set himself, but he did not falter by the wayside.
She had no knowledge within her to cause her to falter or stand abashed.
Let us not falter or fail in expressing the best in achievement and in womanhood.
mid-14c., of unknown origin, possibly from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse faltrask "be burdened, hesitate, be troubled"), or a frequentative of Middle English falden "to fold," influenced by fault. Related: Faltered; faltering.