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English noun: careen

1. careen (act) pitching dangerously to one side


Synonymsrock, sway, tilt


Broader (hypernym)lurch, pitch, pitching


English verb: careen

1. careen (motion) walk as if unable to control one's movements


SamplesThe drunken man staggered into the room.


Synonymskeel, lurch, reel, stagger, swag


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)walk

2. careen (motion) move sideways or in an unsteady way


SamplesThe ship careened out of control.


Synonymsshift, tilt, wobble


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)move









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