from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Weak; unstable; unreliable; not to be depended on.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not to be depended on; weak; unstable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Weak; unstable; not to be depended on.
"An 'he does," said the dalesman, his eyes aflame, "I'll toitle him into the beck till he's as wankle as a wet sack."
"Ay, they was a bit weak and wankle that day," said Wriggs, chuckling.
"And the master to'd me, he did, as you was on'y a bit of a sickly slip of a lad as he left in London or elsewhere when he come out here -- a poor, thin, weak, wankle sort o 'gentleman, not what he is now."
We have recently developed a rotary wankle engine for ostensibly for Nissan 55hp.