Definitions for staggeringˈstæg ə rɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

stag•ger•ingˈstæg ə rɪŋ(adj.)

  1. tending to stagger or overwhelm:

    a staggering amount of money.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. astonishing, astounding, staggering, stupefying(adj)

    so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm

    "such an enormous response was astonishing"; "an astounding achievement"; "the amount of money required was staggering"; "suffered a staggering defeat"; "the figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. staggering(adjective)ˈstæg ə rɪŋ

    causing surprise or awe

    a staggering amount of money; staggeringly beautiful landscape


  1. staggering(Adjective)

    Incredible, overwhelming, amazing.

    The army suffered a staggering defeat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Staggering

    of Stagger

Translations for staggering

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


causing unsteadiness, shock or astonishment

a staggering blow on the side of the head; That piece of news is staggering.

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