- 1(especially of speech or movement) stopping and starting often, especially because you are not certain or are not very confident synonym hesitant
- 2 a halting conversation a toddler's first few halting steps Europe's halting progress toward greater unity
NAmE//ˈhɔltɪŋ//[usually before noun]
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adverb “Well…” she began haltingly.