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bobble

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bobble




bobble

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bobble

  1. 1 to make or do (something) in a clumsy or unskillful way <the first baseman bobbled the catch, so the runner was safe> Synonyms blow, botch, boggle, bollix (up), boot, bugger (up), bumble, bungle, butcher, dub, flub, fluff, foozle, foul up, fumble, goof (up), louse up, mangle, mess (up), muck up, muff, murder, screw upRelated Words blunder, gum (up), muddle, piffle; blemish, blight, damage, flaw, harm, hurt, impair, injure, mar, mutilate, ruin, spoil, vitiate; destroy, wreck; mishandle, mismanageNear Antonyms ameliorate, better, enhance, help, improve, meliorate, rectify, refine, reform, remedy; doctor, fix, patch, recondition, renovate, repair, revamp

  2. 2 to make short up-and-down movements <the little doll's head bobbled when you poked it> Synonyms bob, nod, jog, jounce, pump, seesaw, wagRelated Words jerk, jiggle, shake, wiggle, wobble (also wabble); oscillate, rock, sway, swing, undulate; drop, duck




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