verb (used with object), bob·bled, bob·bling.
- bobbin and joan,
- bobbin lace,
- bobbin turning,
- bobble hat,
- bobbsey twins,
- bobby calf
Origin of bobble
Examples from the Web for bobble
This, like all other counter-currents—wave or otherwise—tossed up a bobble of dispute when the two clashed.A List To Starboard|F. Hopkinson Smith
She jess reads right straight along from cover to cover without a bobble.Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches|Joel Chandler Harris
When I seek to do what I supremely consider to be for the best I make a bobble.Frank Merriwell's Triumph|Burt L. Standish
He turns her north on the bullyvard, without a skip or a bobble, and she runs smooth as grease.The Man Next Door|Emerson Hough
He could distinguish that there was something; and that the something seemed to bobble.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Word Origin for bobble
1812, frequentative of bob (v.1). The notion is "to move or handle something with continual bobbing." Related: Bobbled; bobbling. Bobble-head as a type of doll is from 1968.