Falter in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Falter

to hesitate, stumble, or waver

Examples of Falter in a sentence

When the bank teller noticed that the masked man began to falter slightly, she discreetly pressed the silent alarm.  🔊

Because that horse has a tendency to falter at the gate, the odds that he will win the race are pretty low.  🔊

Carrie had a feeling that Scott intended to kiss her, and she hoped that this time he wouldn’t falter.  🔊

Even though that country has enjoyed a strong economy during the recent decades, it’s beginning to falter because of the policies of the new regime.  🔊

Linda felt her resolve begin to falter as she stepped to the edge of the cliff and realized how far down she would go before the bungee cord stopped her fall.  🔊

Despite the fact that ten prospects in a row had declined Paul’s offer of a complimentary carpet cleaning, he didn’t allow his motivation to falter.  🔊

Timmy thinks that if he stares hard enough at the opponents’ star hitter, he will falter at bat and strike out.  🔊

Claire was afraid her voice would falter if she delivered the eulogy, so she persuaded her brother to do it instead.  🔊

In the shootouts of the Old West, one flicker of the eye or falter of the nerves could mean certain death for an unlucky gunslinger.  🔊

Since this is the final race in the meet, you’ll be racing against the best and you can’t afford to falter even a little.  🔊

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