Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Tending to wobble; unsteady.

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  • adjective unsteady and tending to wobble
  • noun US, labor union Alternative spelling of Wobbly.
  • noun UK, slang A wobbler; a fit of rage.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I said, the word wobbly and anguished, my mouth barely able to form the sounds.

    Claim to Fame

  • I said, the word wobbly and anguished, my mouth barely able to form the sounds.

    Claim to Fame

  • I said, the word wobbly and anguished, my mouth barely able to form the sounds.

    Claim to Fame

  • And by the way, I am being nice because what I really want to write would be too trashy for even your column ... what you call wobbly is what musicians call "vibrato".

    Mirror.co.uk - News

  • And by the way, I am being nice because what I really want to write would be too trashy for even your column ... what you call wobbly is what musicians call "vibrato".

    Mirror.co.uk - News

  • I wonder if anyone read that letter, written on pages torn out of a note-book in wobbly handwriting (my fingers were still partly paralysed) and still more wobbly Spanish.

    Homage to Catalonia

  • And little Tommy, in wobbly uphill printing, had labeled an elephant filled with candy, FOR DERE CISTER FROM

    Just Patty

  • W, remember, stands for "wobbly" - precisely what this recovery is turning out to be.

    WN.com - Business News

  • In fact, let's not call our wobbly progress from the brink of a global financial meltdown a "recovery."

    Dov Seidman: The Economy: Don't Hit the Reset Button

  • Here's Bob Shrum telling the Democrats not to go wobbly, which is fine and I don't have a problem with it.

    Hullabaloo

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  • International Workers of the World, or IWW, was also referred to as "I Won't Work

    July 21, 2008

  • wobbly would in my opinion be best described as shaky while in a structure ... that's if you don't want to use the literal word 'wobble'

    March 4, 2014