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  • n. Somebody who dodders.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one who dodders from old age and weakness


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  • Or perhaps I'm meant to be the 700 - 800 word producing dodderer and always will be for the rest of my life.

    The Snows of Terror (part II)

  • There was plenty of interest about town, what with a Society murder - a young sprig of the nobility called Adair getting himself shot mysteriously in the West End - and a crisis in the government, when that dodderer Gladstone finally resigned.


  • You thought the less the old dodderer knew the better, I suppose? ''

    Poem About Never Growing Up

  • I told him to mind his manners and not interrupt the ancient dodderer of a priest who was gabbling the service.

    Flashman on the March

  • But why, why had Ginny settled on this old dodderer for our ally?

    Operation Luna

  • "I am mostly healed, my lady, thanks to your sorcery, and I will not sit around the liedburg and be thought a useless old dodderer."

    Darksong Rising

  • But then, look at the effect she was having on this poor old dodderer, who wouldn't know scholarship if it was served up on a plate with piccalilli relish.

    Dragonfly in Amber

  • He is suddenly, dodderer and ass, taken by an ache in his skin, a simple love for them both that asks nothing but their safety, and that he'll always manage to describe as something else - "concern," you know, "fondness ...."

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • If I lose you now, your father will dismiss me from his service, and where then shall a poor lorn dodderer go?

    A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows

  • For the first minute it made me feel like an old man, a real dodderer, but by now the attraction this girl had for me was getting irrational.

    The Night of the Long Knives


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