wobble


wobble

verb

Definition of WOBBLE

1
to make a series of small irregular or violent movements <the patient's hand wobbles so much that he can scarcely hold a glass of water>
Synonyms agitate, bucket, convulse, jerk, jiggle, joggle, jolt, jounce, judder [chiefly British], quake, quiver, shudder, vibrate, wobble (also wabble)
2
to make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions <the table wobbled whenever I leaned on it>
Synonyms careen, lurch, pitch, roll, seesaw, sway, toss, wobble (also wabble)
3
to show uncertainty about the right course of action <we cannot afford to have the governor wobble at this critical time>
Near Antonyms decide; budge, stir; advance, continue
Antonyms dive (in), plunge (in)
4
to swing unsteadily back and forth or from side to side <the drunk stood up, wobbled for a moment, and fell forward>
Synonyms falter, rock, totter, waver, wobble (also wabble)

Variants of WOBBLE

wobble also wabble

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