• IPA: /ˈsiːsɔː/

seesaw (plural seesaws)

  1. A structure composed of a plank, balanced in the middle, used as a game in which one person goes up as the other goes down.
    Synonyms: teeter-totter
  2. A series of up-and-down movements.
  3. A series of alternating movements or feelings.
    • He has been arguing in a circle; there is thus a seesaw between the hypothesis and fact.
Translations Translations Verb

seesaw (seesaws, present participle seesawing; past and past participle seesawed)

  1. (intransitive) To use a seesaw.
  2. (intransitive, by extension) To fluctuate.
  3. (transitive) To cause to move backward and forward in seesaw fashion.
    • He seesaws himself to and fro.
  • German: wippen
  • Russian: кача́ться на доске́
  • Russian: колебаться


  1. fluctuating.

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