It's the scene where he's being pushed back

He stumbled back, listing, unsteady on his feet.

What does listing in this sentence mean?

Source: Novel, Pines, Blake Crouch

1 Answer 1


He's leaning, maybe about to fall.

American Heritage Dictionary "list"
3. list (verb) To lean or cause to lean to the side:
The damaged ship listed badly to starboard.

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