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wobbly

or wab路bly

[ wob-lee ]
/ 藞w蓲b li /
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adjective, wob路bli路er, wob路bli路est.
shaky; unsteady.
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Origin of wobbly

First recorded in 1850鈥55; wobble + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM wobbly

wob路bli路ness, noun

Other definitions for wobbly (2 of 2)

Wobbly
[ wob-lee ]
/ 藞w蓲b li /

noun, plural Wob路blies.
a member of the Industrial Workers of the World.

Origin of Wobbly

An Americanism dating back to 1910鈥15; of uncertain origin
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British Dictionary definitions for wobbly (1 of 2)

wobbly
/ (藞w蓲bl瑟) /

adjective -blier or -bliest
unsteady
trembling, shaking
noun
throw a wobbly slang to become suddenly very agitated or angry

Derived forms of wobbly

wobbliness, noun

British Dictionary definitions for wobbly (2 of 2)

Wobbly
/ (藞w蓲bl瑟) /

noun plural -blies
a member of the Industrial Workers of the World
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