- shaky; unsteady.
Origin of wobbly
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Examples from the Web for wabbly
The Wabbly had paused only to create havoc, not to produce utter chaos.
Off in the woods to their right the Wabbly's noise grew louder as they overtook it.
They were obviously designed to have some effect on the Wabbly.
As Sergeant Walpole saw the Wabbly, there was no sign of humanity anywhere about the thing.
Like a searchlight, the power-beam swept the earth before the Wabbly.
- trembling, shaking
- throw a wobbly slang to become suddenly very agitated or angry
- a member of the Industrial Workers of the World
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Word Origin and History for wabbly
1914, member of Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.). Probably some sort of elaboration of the W aspect of the acronym.
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