verb wob·ble \ˈwä-bəl\

: to move with an unsteady side-to-side motion

: to be or become unsteady or unsure

wob·bled also wab·bledwob·bling also wab·bling \-b(ə-)liŋ\

Full Definition of WOBBLE

intransitive verb
a :  to move or proceed with an irregular rocking or staggering motion or unsteadily and clumsily from side to side
b :  tremble, quaver
transitive verb
:  to cause to wobble
wob·bler also wab·bler \-b(ə-)lər\ noun
wob·bli·ness also wab·bli·ness \ˈwä-blē-nəs\ noun
wob·bly also wab·bly \ˈwä-b(ə-)lē\ adjective

Variants of WOBBLE

wob·ble also wab·ble \ˈwä-bəl\

Examples of WOBBLE

  1. The vase wobbled but didn't fall over.
  2. The boy was wobbling along on his bicycle.
  3. The table wobbles a little.
  4. They have been wobbling in their support of the president's policies.

Origin of WOBBLE

probably from Low German wabbeln; akin to Old English ̄fre restless — more at waver
First Known Use: 1657

Rhymes with WOBBLE



Definition of WOBBLE

a :  a hobbling or rocking unequal motion (as of a wheel unevenly mounted)
b :  an uncertainly directed movement
:  an intermittent variation (as in volume of sound)

Variants of WOBBLE

wobble also wabble

First Known Use of WOBBLE


Other Audio Recording Terms

baffle, dub, fidelity, transcription, treble

Rhymes with WOBBLE


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