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 Dictionary entry overview: What does staggering mean? 

STAGGERING (adjective)
  The adjective STAGGERING has 1 sense:

1. so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm

  Familiarity information: STAGGERING used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

STAGGERING (adjective)

Sense 1staggering [BACK TO TOP]


So surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm


staggering; stupefying; astonishing; astounding

Context examples:

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


impressive (making a strong or vivid impression)

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