adjective, wob·bli·er, wob·bli·est.
Definition for wobbly (2 of 2)
noun, plural Wob·blies.
Origin of Wobbly
Examples from the Web for wobbly
At times he was wobbly about whether he really had enough sources to support what his instinct told him was the truth.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That month, he was one of just 23 House members to vote against a $1 billion aid package to the wobbly Ukrainian government.Meet The Putin-Loving Congressman Who’s Worried About Fluoride In Our Drinking Water|James Kirchick|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have a wobbly desk that I put together poorly about three moves ago, and which is now being held together with gum and string.
They understand very well how precarious their majority is, and how wobbly are its intellectual foundations.
“I want to go to Dave,” Tania said, her voice thin and wobbly.Inside Tania Head’s Terrible 9/11 Lie: ‘The Woman Who Wasn’t There’|Robin Gaby Fisher, Angelo J. Guglielmo, Jr.|April 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The strong light at the back of the house—a wobbly one—was rapidly becoming a glow in the heavens, as they say in journalese.
A small grey kitten, with wobbly legs and an infantile mew, made the first breach in the wall.Threads of Grey and Gold|Myrtle Reed
We say of a "wobbly" sort of person: "That fellow is no use, you can't depend on him."The Law and the Word|Thomas Troward
They say he came out over the ‘Wobbly’ on a construction train and rode through.The Road Builders|Samuel Merwin
On his wobbly back sat David, dressed like a jockey and flourishing a whip.Grace Harlowe's Senior Year at High School|Jessie Graham Flower
British Dictionary definitions for wobbly (1 of 2)
adjective -blier or -bliest
British Dictionary definitions for wobbly (2 of 2)
noun plural -blies
Word Origin and History for wobbly
1914, member of Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.). Probably some sort of elaboration of the W aspect of the acronym.