See also: Balter

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Etymology edit

From Middle English balteren, of North Germanic origin, related to Danish baltre, boltre (to roll, tumble, gambol, romp).

Verb edit

balter (third-person singular simple present balters, present participle baltering, simple past and past participle baltered)

  1. (intransitive) To tumble; dance clumsily.
  2. (intransitive, UK dialectal) To become tangled or matted.
  3. (transitive) To tread down in a clumsy manner.
  4. (transitive, UK dialectal) To tangle; clot; mat (as in the hair).

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Noun edit


  1. indefinite plural of balt