throw a wobbly

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of throw a wobbly

British, informal
: to become very angry or upset
  • He threw a wobbly when he found out his flight was delayed.

Word by Word Definitions

throw play
  1. : to propel through the air by a forward motion of the hand and arm

  2. : to propel through the air in any manner

  3. : pitch

  1. : an act of throwing, hurling, or flinging

  2. : an act of throwing dice

  3. : the number thrown with a cast of dice

Wobbly play
  1. : a member of the Industrial Workers of the World


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