wankle

adjective
wan·kle | \ˈwaŋkəl\

Definition of wankle 

1 chiefly dialectal : unsteady, unstable also : fickle, irresolute

2 chiefly dialectal : sickly, feeble

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History and Etymology for wankle

Middle English wankel, wankill, from Old English wancol; akin to Old High German wanchal unsteady, wankōn, wanchōn to stagger, sway

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