Meaning: 1. To tread or dance clumsily, without skill or grace, but usually with enjoyment. 2. To stumble in a sentence.
Synonyms: gambol, caper, prance, shuffle, stutter, jerk
While not remarkably skilled, the sight of the child baltering in the courtyard was so amusing to the onlookers that they opened their wallets and flipped silver coins into the large donations bucket near the little performer.