- shaky; unsteady.
Origin of wobbly
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Examples from the Web for wobbliness
The root cause, we are told, was a stomach bug—maybe norovirus—that caused dehydration and wobbliness.Hillary Clinton Faints: What Caused It?
December 15, 2012
- 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 wobbliness
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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