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wobble

verb
variants: also

wabble

Synonyms and Antonyms of wobble

  1. 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 of wobble agitate, bucket, convulse, jerk, jiggle, joggle, jolt, jounce, judder [chiefly British], quake, quiver, shudder, vibrate, shake (also wabble)Words Related to wobble rock, sway, swing; chatter, quaver, shiver, thrill, tremble; twitch; dodder, waver; flicker, fluctuate, flutter, oscillate, undulate, wave; beat, palpitate, pit-a-pat, pitter-patter, pulsate, pulse, throb

  2. 2 to make a series of unsteady side-to-side motions the table wobbled whenever I leaned on it Synonyms of wobble careen, lurch, pitch, roll, seesaw, sway, toss, rock (also wabble)Words Related to wobble blunder, buck, dodder, falter, flounder, halt, hitch, hobble, jerk, jolt, reel, shake, stagger, stumble, teeter, toddle, totter, tumble, vacillate, vibrate, waddle, waver, weave; oscillate, undulate, wag, waggle

  3. 3 to show uncertainty about the right course of action we cannot afford to have the governor wobble at this critical time Synonyms of wobble balance, dither, falter, halt, hang back, scruple, shilly-shally, stagger, teeter, vacillate, waver, hesitate (also wabble)Words Related to wobble haw, hem; dally, dawdle, delay, linger, pause, procrastinate, wait; back down, chicken (out); consider, debate, deliberate, ponder, weigh; oscillate, sway; equivocate, hedge, pussyfoot, waffleNear Antonyms of wobble decide; budge, stir; advance, continueAntonyms of wobble dive (in), plunge (in)

  4. 4 to swing unsteadily back and forth or from side to side the drunk stood up, wobbled for a moment, and fell forward Synonyms of wobble falter, rock, totter, waver, teeter (also wabble)Words Related to wobble flounder, lurch, stumble, toddle; quake, quaver, quiver, shake, shudder, tremble, vibrate; careen, reel, stagger, weave



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