verb (used without object), wob·bled, wob·bling.
verb (used with object), wob·bled, wob·bling.
- wobble board,
- wobble plate,
- wobble pump,
Origin of wobble
Examples from the Web for wobble
As the president neared the end of his remarks, a young woman beside him began to wobble, on the verge of fainting.
Few would hesitate to throw their speaker aside if his knees appear to wobble.Government Shutdown: John Boehner's Moment of Truth|Matt Latimer|April 6, 2011|DAILY BEAST
In the first half of the interview, this confidence seemed to wobble.Rupert Murdoch's BSkyB Bid Is His Latest Move for Control|Clive Irving|January 30, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Most men come up in such a hurry that they wobble all over the place.The Modern Pistol and How to Shoot It|Walter Winans
It need hardly be added that it really did wobble now; a child might have noticed it.Three Men on the Bummel|Jerome K. Jerome
The wobble developed at an alarming speed; no doubt the heavy baggage on the carrier helped.Across America by Motor-cycle|C. K. Shepherd
Suddenly I felt the fill going soft under the drivers; felt the 44 wobble and slew.Golden Stories|Various
A must be plated with iron top and bottom where m goes through, that the runner may not "wobble."
Word Origin for wobble
1650s, probably from Low German wabbeln "to wobble;" cognate with Old Norse vafla "hover about, totter," related to vafra "move unsteadily," from Proto-Germanic *wab- "to move back and forth" (see waver). The noun is attested from 1690s.