Definitions

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  • n. A stone that rocks from side to side as it travels because it is not resting on its running surface.
  • n. A case that could go either way depending on factors that cannot be controlled.
  • n. A fishing lure made to resemble a prey fish and that wobbles in the water; plug, minnow.
  • n. Sudden unexpected outburst of anger or rage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See wabber.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. something that wobbles

Etymologies

wobble +β€Ž -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Instability in affected cervical vertebrae can compress the spinal cord, eliciting subsequent neurologic disease that is known as wobbler syndrome (more on this later).

    TheHorse.com News

  • JOHN O'Shea reckons he has a real Caulfield Cup hope in Rosehill Guineas aspirant Zabrasive - despite the horse being branded a 'wobbler' as a yearling.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Without the license possession of a handgun would be a crime punisable as a misdemeanor or a felony (known as a 'wobbler').

    BlueOregon

  • - Make certain "wobbler" crimes - those that can be treated as felonies or misdemeanors - punishable with a county jail term rather than with a state prison sentence for savings of

    YubaNet.com

  • Hanshaw was a "wobbler," meaning his background was questionable,

    The Orange County Register - Homepage

  • He's a gut-fouling, pee-pee smelling dong wobbler.

    Swords & Scrolls: Kaiser Crowbar Edition!

  • I have found that the K.O. wobbler with a pink or orange stripe in nickel finish is the ticket for casting off the pier or into the foot of water falls.

    Favorite Lures of the Trout Guides

  • β€œHe was a wobbler,” Janice would have said, and rolled her eyes.

    The Adults

  • In another, a professional "wobbler" speed walker mysteriously drops dead at the highly charged Pedestrian Championship of the World.

    TV on DVD

  • No angler in the know would dream of casting or trolling a banana wobbler for king salmon without first adding a sardine or anchovy belly strip.

    Wrap Bait Fillets on Flatfish Plugs to Catch More Salmon and Smallmouth

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  • British slang - tantrum.

    March 30, 2009