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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“Wankle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wankle. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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