Definitions for seesawˈsiˌsɔ

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. seesaw, teeter, teeter-totter, teetertotter, teeterboard, tilting board, dandle board(verb)

    a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end

  2. teeter-totter, teetertotter, seesaw(verb)

    ride on a plank

  3. seesaw(verb)

    move up and down as if on a seesaw

  4. teeter, seesaw, totter(verb)

    move unsteadily, with a rocking motion

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  1. seesaw(Noun)

    A structure composed of a plank, balanced in the middle, used as a game in which one person goes up as the other goes down; a teeter-totter

  2. seesaw(Noun)

    a series of up-and-down movements.

  3. seesaw(Noun)

    a series of alternating movements or feelings

  4. seesaw(Verb)

    To use a seesaw.

  5. seesaw(Verb)

    To fluctuate

  6. seesaw(Adjective)


  7. Origin: Probably a frequentative imitative of rhythmic back-and-forth, up-and-down or zigzaging motion, such as teeter-totter, zigzag, flip-flop, ping-pong, etc., under the umbrella term of reduplication; also likely influenced by the verbs see and saw of either present or past tense.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Seesaw(noun)

    a play among children in which they are seated upon the opposite ends of a plank which is balanced in the middle, and move alternately up and down

  2. Seesaw(noun)

    a plank or board adjusted for this play

  3. Seesaw(noun)

    a vibratory or reciprocating motion

  4. Seesaw(noun)

    same as Crossruff

  5. Seesaw(verb)

    to move with a reciprocating motion; to move backward and forward, or upward and downward

  6. Seesaw(verb)

    to cause to move backward and forward in seesaw fashion

  7. Seesaw(adj)

    moving up and down, or to and fro; having a reciprocating motion

  8. Origin: [Probably a reduplication of saw, to express the alternate motion to and fro, as in the act of sawing.]

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Seesaw

    A seesaw is a long, narrow board pivoted in the middle so that, as one end goes up, the other goes down.

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  1. Seesaw

    Seesaw helps you make better decisions by tapping the friends that matter most for feedback in the moment of choice.

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